Securing the public APIs you didn’t know you had

With the accelerated pace of digital transformation following the dawn of the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations and leadership teams are asking themselves this question: “Should we launch a public API channel?” Imagine the reaction from your stakeholders when they learn that your partners and competitors are already using your APIs to power their offerings without any mechanism to charge or even track this usage. 

How to integrate Snowflake and Kafka to improve data sharing

January 21 2021


John Moses, Sr. Manager, and his daughter Monica Racha, Consultant, both at Capgemini, share how to integrate Snowflake and Kafka using MuleSoft. Both John and Monica are MuleSoft Certified developers and they presented this topic together during a Sydney MuleSoft Meetup. You can find a recorded version below. 

This blog will cover a variety of topics including an overview of event-driven architecture, the MuleSoft Kafka Connector, the Snowflake Sink Connector,

How to future-proof managed file transfer (MFT) in MuleSoft-based integrations

Think about what Netflix did and what Blockbuster didn’t. Similar to Blockbuster, Netflix started with physical distribution, mailing DVDs to their subscribers. Then, they took a leap of faith —moving into streaming and diverting focus from their primary business. It worked out well for them. Companies that do not innovate become obsolete and the costs of just “keeping the lights on” may have devastating effects on the business. Future-proofing IT investments is critical to keep the business agile so it can adapt to market changes.

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


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.