4 ways to externalize MuleSoft logs to the Elastic Stack

The former Netflix Architect Allen Wang posted back in 2015 on SlideShare: “Netflix is a logging company that occasionally steams video.” 

Five years ago, Netflix was creating about 400 billion events per day in different event types. Today, organizations can’t afford for their applications to have slow performance or experience downtime. To prevent that, engineers must rely on the data generated by their applications and infrastructure.

How to build a modern API as self-contained API

API management is the process of designing, publishing, documenting, and analyzing APIs in a secure environment. It provides users — like developers and partners — the ability to access an API, governed by a set of configurable policies. 

In this post, we will take a closer look at the benefits of using the basic endpoint approach to deploy a packaged API implementation along with a proxy as a self-contained application and examine the required steps for the API pairing within API Manager using the API autodiscovery concept.

Meet the top MuleSoft Contributors of Q2

Over the last several months, the MuleSoft Community has successfully transformed into an entirely virtual — but still as vibrant as ever — place for MuleSoft developers and architects from around the world to connect, learn, and share their expertise. Our Meetup leaders held high-quality and engaging virtual Meetups, our MuleSoft CONNECT events turned into digital experiences, and we welcomed 11 new MuleSoft Ambassadors this last quarter. 

How to untie multilevel structures with DataWeave recursive calls

August 10 2020

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It’s rare for developers to work with flat data structures — instead we often work with multilevel data structures. Normally, XML uses multiple layers of hierarchy. We need to perform changes on all the levels, without knowing how deep into the hierarchy we need to process the entire structure.

Developers typically use recursive calls to solve these types of problems. In this blog post, we will see how to implement simple recursive calls using DataWeave.

5 ways to cultivate inclusion at work

This post was originally published on the Salesforce.org blog.

When companies focus on building a culture of equality at work — they help employees thrive, create deeper customer connections, and drive positive social change in the world around them.

As the workforce becomes more diverse, organizations have the opportunity to elevate their employee’s work experience by cultivating authentic inclusion. If diversity is the presence of people from various backgrounds and identities — then inclusion is when every single person in the community feels valued,

How to create reusable DataWeave scripts for healthcare acceleration

Tyler Haigh, DevOps Engineer at New South Wales Health Pathology (NSWHP), spoke at our MuleSoft CONNECT Digital event in APAC. He has more than four years of experience using Anypoint Platform. Recently, his projects focused on creating reusable DataWeave scripts for healthcare acceleration at NSWHP. In this blog, he shares how he uses DataWeave and MUnit testing to improve NSWHP healthcare messaging systems and patient experience. 

How to deliver small business support faster with a new SBA lending framework

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) has been a cornerstone of the U.S. government’s relief efforts for small businesses suffering from the economic impacts of COVID-19. 

Since the Paycheck Protection Program’s (PPP) inception in April, lenders throughout the country have scrambled to direct the program’s unprecedented $660 billion of relief to small businesses in need. The results have been tremendous: almost 5 million loans originated and 51 million jobs supported, equating to more than 14 years’ worth of small business lending in just a matter of months.

How to implement API pagination patterns for single and composite result sets

When surfacing data from systems of record, one of the concerns designers and developers need to address is the potential of retrieving an enormous number of results in a single load session. This requires significant processing power on both the client and server sides and network traffic, and can degrade the overall data consumption and experience.

There are different approaches to address this concern, but one of the most widely used is the concept of pagination.

And the winner is? MuleSoft’s 2020 Partner of the Year Award Winners

MuleSoft’s partners are trusted digital advisors that help organizations unlock data to increase the clock speed of business and democratize innovation. With best practices and technology, MuleSoft partners are change agents that enable customers to accelerate their digital transformation and deliver connected experiences. In recognition of the best-performing partners and their ability to deliver tangible results to customers at scale, MuleSoft is excited to announce the winners of the 2020 MuleSoft Partner Awards. The 2020 MuleSoft Partner Award winners demonstrate achievement in creating MuleSoft experts through training and certification and creating connected customer experiences with the power of API-led connectivity

4 steps to growing your business beyond COVID-19

Many organizations have begun to stabilize their business and meet the new needs of their customers and communities. Once they have safely continued operations, leaders can begin long-term planning and think about business beyond the immediate impacts of COVID-19. CIOs can leverage the learnings from previous stages and evaluate the impact the pandemic will have on the company’s digital transformation.