Useful integration tools to enhance developers’ Anypoint Studio experiences

Francis Edwards, Integration Analyst at Saint-Gobain and MuleSoft Ambassador, is an experienced MuleSoft developer. He spoke at MuleSoft CONNECT:Now EMEA sharing useful integration tools to help developers get the most out of Anypoint Studio. Below, he provides insight into each tool he recommends as well as demonstrates how he created a Mule app.

MuleSoft Hackathon 2020: Top 3 runner-ups

As mentioned in our MuleSoft Hackathon 2020 champions announcement, we are going to feature 10 runner-up submissions in a set of three blogs. These projects are highly innovative and include complex usage of MuleSoft. In this blog, we will cover the 4th, 5th, and 6th, place Hackathon submissions!

Getting started with MuleSoft: Top tutorials for new MuleSoft developers

Are you new to MuleSoft? No problem! In this blog, we’ll highlight some of the best resources for getting started — like learning how to create your first API and integration using MuleSoft’s Anypoint Studio. Even if you have no coding experience, these tutorials will explain how easy it is to build your first API using MuleSoft.

How to get the most out of your APIs with the right API business model

In today’s business environment, with customer expectations changing at an unprecedented rate, more and more organizations are expanding their digital ecosystems to extend their reach to new customers and create more connected customer experiences. 

Leading organizations are reshaping markets with their expanding ecosystem footprints. They are doing this by leveraging their platforms built on the foundation of API-led connectivity. APIs are the critical bridge in connecting an organization’s core competencies to new channels to better engage with customers. 

How to choose the CIDR block for your VPC

In one of my previous blog post, we saw that creating a VPC is quite simple. We just need to provide values to four parameters and we can get our VPC up and running in minutes:

  • Region
  • CIDR Block
  • Environments
  • Business Groups

From these four parameters, the CIDR block is usually the trickiest one to understand. And this parameter is critical — because once your Mule VPC is created,

The year ahead: What organizations need to know for successful digital transformation in 2021

The past year brought with it an unfathomable level of disruption to norms: impacting business priorities and digital transformation initiatives and drastically altering expectations from customers. While 2020 is in the past, the key learnings and radical shifts it has prompted will be ever more relevant this year. Organizations are seeking to navigate a new IT landscape — one punctuated by an uptick in demand for digital projects and heightened expectations from customers, as traditional experiences like brick-and-mortar stores give way to a digital-first world. 

Beginners guide to Runtime Fabric: Install, configure, and test on AWS

January 14 2021

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More Mule customers are adopting MuleSoft Runtime Fabric. This mini-series covers several Runtime Fabric topics — including how to install, configure, test, and troubleshoot Runtime Fabric. Part one of the series will cover the Runtime Fabric installation on AWS.

The AWS Runtime Fabric install process is different from the traditional software install. With the traditional software install, users start with provisioning of the servers that will host the software.

Panel discussion: Building a career in APIs and integration

January 13 2021

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During a virtual Sydney MuleSoft Meetup, I led a panel discussion with members of the MuleSoft Community including customers, partners, and Muleys from different parts of the world. During this discussion, the participants shared how they built their careers in APIs, integration best practices, and talked about all things MuleSoft. 

To begin, I asked each panelist to describe their current role, mention a few career highlights,

What we can learn about legacy modernization from a Raspberry Pi car

January 12 2021

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Technology is constantly changing and evolving. If some pieces of equipment aren’t updated or replaced in a timely manner — they can quickly become outdated, turning them into legacy systems. Such legacy systems are still fully functioning but, due to their age and lack of modern capabilities, sometimes cannot cope with the demands of new business initiatives. 

The best of 2020: MuleSoft Community Awards

This past year was a testament to the amazing individuals that make up our MuleSoft Community. From switching from in-person MuleSoft Meetups to virtual experiences seemingly overnight, to continuously creating high-quality technical content, to teaching others remotely — the MuleSoft Community overcame obstacles with resilience. 

We want to take a moment to reflect and recognize some of the best of the best in our Community who helped our entire MuleSoft ecosystem thrive in 2020.