7 resources I used to build my own connector (that you can use too!)

October 16 2015

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Since I joined the company this summer, one of my main tasks has been to improve the connector certification program. To do this, I’ve engaged with partners, developers and MuleSoft employees; to further familiarize myself with our technology and processes, I decided to build my own Google Translate Connector. I’ve learned a lot by going through the process and wanted to share some resources I found most useful as I was building my connector.

Anypoint Data Gateway and Lightning Connect

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Salesforce unveiled Lightning Connect with the promise of allowing you to expose the data stored in your legacy data source into Salesforce in real time, without needing any migration. The only requirement is exposing such datasource through an OData endpoint.
So you have your datasource on one end, and Salesforce supporting OData on the other. The question now is: how do you connect the dots?

MuleSoft Announces the Champions Wall of Fame

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MuleSoft Champions are the life-blood of the MuleSoft community – experts who work tirelessly to give back to the community – whether it be through core contributions, creating connectors, writing blog posts, or through answering questions on our forums and StackOverflow.

For the work that our Champions do, we cannot recognize them enough. First we started with the creation of the MuleSoft Champions Program of which only 7 people have reached the highest honor,

Continuous Integration with Mule and Gradle

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We use automated build systems not only because they make our lives easier by taking care of building our apps, but because they can run our automated tests and deploy what we build to the target platform. One of our options for building applications (especially Mule applications) is Gradle. The Gradle plugin for Mule apps provides a variety of ways to deploy Mule apps and that’s what we’ll be covering in this post!

7 Things You Didn’t Know About DataMapper

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Think you know DataMapper? Think again! Let me share seven little tricks and tools that will help develop faster with DataMapper.

1. Using Flows as Lookup Tables

Let’s say you need to map and transform a message payload from one structure and format to another. Of course, DataMapper is the perfect tool for that job.  However, what if you also need to add to the payload as it is transformed and mapped?

MuleSoft Sponsors SAP’s Sapphire Now Conference

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We’re excited to announce that we will be sponsoring SAP’s Sapphire Now conference, taking place May 14 -16 in Orlando Florida. We will be showcasing MuleSoft’s SAP integration solutions to the 16,000 delegates in attendance and demonstrating our unique ability to connect SAP to other SaaS and on-premise applications such as Salesforce, NetSuite,

Announcing Mule 3.4 – Next Generation Integration Platform for the New Enterprise

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I am excited to announce the general availability of the Mule 3.4 release. Mule 3.4 introduces new capabilities across Mule ESB, CloudHub, Mule Studio, Anypoint DataMapper, Anypoint Connectors, and the Anypoint DevKit.

The Next Generation Integration Platform

There are three main areas around which Mule 3.4 introduces innovations that we believe greatly change the traditional ways in which integration is approached.

On-Demand Webinar – Protect against threats with bullet-proof integration

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Enterprise integrations running across trust boundaries demand robust security solutions. Mule enables end-to-end protection of your integration ecosystem. Join Reza Shafii, Director of Product Management at MuleSoft, to better understand how our enterprise-grade security solution can help you.

 

 

In this webinar, you will learn how to:

  • Block unauthorized access to your systems
  • Eliminate exposure of sensitive data and information
  • Prevent attacks through proactive threat management

Presenter: Reza Shafii,  

Community forums have a new face

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We are proud to announce the newly redesigned Community Forums are up and running. Along with a new clean design, we’ve enhanced the overall user experience by making content easily searchable and accessible. Here are a few other highlights:

2011: A Mule Retrospective

December 19 2011

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As cliché as it is to say, it’s hard to believe that an entire year has passed since I last took stock of Mule. When I look back on 2011, it’s absolutely incredible to me how far MuleSoft and the Mule community have come.