Streamlining the development experience with Studio 7.7

October 30 2020

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I am happy to announce our new release of Anypoint Studio 7.7 is now available. Our goal with every new Anypoint Studio release is to further improve and streamline the API and integration development process for our MuleSoft devs. This means making it faster to build, with more powerful and more intuitive tooling. This release includes a new perspective for inspecting input and output payloads when using DataWeave, the ability to natively create API specifications in Studio,

Nine’s journey migrating from Mule 3 to Mule 4

Nine is Australia’s largest locally owned media company — covering television, digital publishing, and content production. Recently, Nine migrated from Mule 3 to Mule 4 to support its growing business demands and utilize the latest technologies available. By migrating, Nine improved its environment and increased the speed of its process that runs 19 million records every night from 1.5 hours to 8 minutes. Joseph Trachman, Technical Development Lead at Nine, shares his migration journey as well as how Nine prioritized various APIs and apps to minimize the disruption to customers. 

Why you need a ‘heads-up’ data strategy

October 28 2020

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“McKinsey research shows bold moves to adopt digital technologies early and at scale, combined with a heavy allocation of resources against digital initiatives and M&A, correlate highly with value creation” 

Digital strategy in a time of crisis, © McKinsey 2020

Imagine having to identify every customer data point in 100s of business systems, capturing all of that out-of-step from BAU operations, and then purging it from wherever it is.

How to use multi-tabbing and rename symbol in API designer

Have you ever struggled with opening multiple windows in API Designer as you write your API specification or tediously renamed a symbol by hand in multiple spots of your RAML file? Well, worry no more — API Designer has solved these issues for our developers, making API specification development easier than ever. Introducing API Designer multi-tabbing and rename symbol capabilities! Below I’ll dive into what improvements we’ve made to these features: 

Updating fields with DataWeave made easy: The update operator

This new operator has been called the best thing to happen to DataWeave since sliced bread. It is the result of extensive work with our users on their day-to-day needs. In this blog post, you’ll see first hand how DataWeave scripts can be simplified in 4.3.0 by taking advantage of the latest feature to change field values.

5 IT leaders share their proudest moments

In the past year, organizations around the world — regardless of industry — have been faced with unprecedented disruption. Organizations have needed to change day-to-day activities and entire operating models. Now more than ever, having a strong digital strategy in place is key to success. We have looked to digital leaders for their best practices and strategy moving forward. We had the opportunity to hear from MuleSoft customers about their proudest accomplishment on their digital transformation journey.

5 integration patterns to debunk the myths about API-led connectivity

When I was interviewed for my role at MuleSoft a few months ago, I was asked if it was possible to have more than one System API layer. I froze — and it’s possible this question has crossed your mind as well. 

After the interview, I sketched out some use cases to figure out the answer to this question. It did not take long for me to understand that API-led connectivity is not strictly restricted to three layers — System API,

How can your enterprise modernize B2B integrations?

In order to build a sustainable value chain, enterprises need to establish an ecosystem of businesses — partners, suppliers, manufacturers, shippers, etc. According to a Gartner research in 2020, an organization’s digital ecosystem is a dynamic network of entities (people, businesses, and things) interacting with each other through real-time integrated solutions to create and exchange sustainable value. Technology blurs boundaries between internal and external partners. To enable the execution of everyday supply chain processes in a digital ecosystem,

How to create Mule dashboards in New Relic Insights

In the digitalization era, “data is the new bacon.” What does this mean? Data can be served in different ways just like bacon and can be used in different ways by different audiences. It also makes food taste better, that is how data can be used to make businesses better and efficient.  

An inside look at PayPal’s data-first approach

The COVID-19 pandemic has inspired tremendous change in every industry. Business leaders faced with a changing workforce and world have had to pivot faster, decide faster, and deliver faster — and at the end of the day, they still have to delight their customers.