Announcing the MuleSoft Hackathon 2020 winners!

Thank you to everyone who participated in the first-ever MuleSoft Hackathon! It was fantastic seeing all of your projects and the creativity you brought to our Community using MuleSoft. After careful deliberation and reviews by internal and external judges, we are happy to announce our top three winners, as well as 10 runner-ups.

How to use Maven Archetypes to create MuleSoft API project templates

Mary Joy Sabal, Integration Technical Lead at Datacom is a multi-MuleSoft Certified Developer and Architect. She frequently speaks at Meetups and is the Wellington Meetup group leader. Joy shared how to use Maven Archetypes to create MuleSoft API project templates at MuleSoft CONNECT:Now JAPAC. 

MuleSoft API Project Templates are great tools for integration projects. Throughout this blog, I will provide tips for using Maven Archetypes to simplify the creation of these templates as well as discuss the various benefits of doing so.

11 new Anypoint Connectors: RPA, data lakes, and event streaming

December 11 2020

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It’s been a wild year for us at MuleSoft — and together with Salesforce — we’re closing out the year with a first all-remote Dreamforce, delivered directly to you! It’s been inspiring to see stories like Bentley Motors and AT&T on how they’ve created truly connected customer experiences. And, at the core of these Trailblazer stories is how MuleSoft’s Anypoint Platform provides universal connectivity — the ability to connect to any system,

How to prepare for a surge in holiday customer service calls

This holiday season will be unlike any we’ve ever experienced. Despite the uncertainty of whether consumers will spend money during this holiday season, consumers will opt to spend online instead of in-store. McKinsey is reporting that 30-60% of shoppers will shift their holiday shopping to online platforms. Shoppers who purchase through digital platforms tend to have larger basket sizes, which may be a result of not having the same in-store experience. As a result,

Guide to API-ifying your LAMP projects in 5 steps

PHP developers often use an environment composed of Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP — often this environment is called LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP). Many applications are developed on LAMP, however, for most of those applications, there is no API to easily connect them. In this article, you will learn first how to design an API for your existing applications. In the later portion of this article, you’ll learn how to code your API interface to give access to your application implementation.

How to process EDI transactions with Anypoint X12 Connector

In our previous blogs, we covered a high-level overview of various Anypoint B2B integration solutions to seamlessly connect with your trading partner ecosystem for exchanging business transactions. As part of the “How to” blog series, we will walk through various B2B integration use cases with Anypoint B2B Solutions. Our goal with this blog is to cover a B2B integration use case that processes EDI X12 transactions.

The modern insurance carrier: Delivering results with APIs

December 8 2020

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This post was written in partnership with Green Irony and Alexander SolomonLead Insurance Industry Marketing Manager at MuleSoft.

The rise of the digital consumer has led to higher expectations for every business. This shift has forced traditionally slow-to-adapt industries to modernize — or risk being left behind. For this reason, the insurance industry is undergoing rapid evolution. Early movers with the foresight to focus on investing in IT agility have been rewarded,

How many VPCs do I need?

In my previous blog post, we explained the different scenarios required to get a VPC in place. But there’s yet another question we need to answer before creating our first VPC. Is it enough with one VPC? How many VPCs do I really need? In this blog post, we’ll review some of the considerations to decide how many VPCs should be included in your network architecture.

How YOU can shape future product releases

The Idea Portal is an always-on crowdsourcing platform for MuleSoft and one of the key inputs to our roadmap. The Idea Portal is your home base for sharing ideas with the MuleSoft Community and MuleSoft Product Managers. With continuous voting, you get to influence the product roadmap by championing the ideas that matter the most to you.

A primitive look at digital integration: Developing a common language for connectivity concepts

Integrating software is almost as old as writing software. From ETL to EAI to SOA, the software engineering industry has continually sought new integration methods to get quick access to data and functionality, avoid duplication of effort, and deal with federated ownership of applications. In the current cloud-native, highly-distributed software landscape, even the simplest mobile app is built on a complex, integrated back end. Web APIs have become ubiquitous in this landscape,