Introducing the Platform Architect and Integration Architect Certifications!

September 20 2018

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Architects play an important role in developing software because they have broad and deep technical knowledge. One of their main responsibilities, especially when it comes to integration projects, is to provide technical support to teams. Architects also need to identify business requirements, design entire systems based on requirements, and more. In short, architects play a pivotal role in helping companies to achieve digital transformation success – attaining business and IT objectives.

Anypoint Runtime Fabric: The fastest and easiest way to deploy Mule runtimes to your cloud

September 19 2018

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Anypoint Platform is an advanced enterprise platform for designing, developing, and managing APIs and integrations. Anypoint Platform is a single product and can be deployed anywhere – on-premises, in the cloud, or in a hybrid environment – to reliably address both small-scale and mission-critical use cases.

Earlier this year, we announced Anypoint Runtime Fabric, which is a container service for multi-cloud deployments. Anypoint Runtime Fabric makes it easier for users to deploy Mule applications and APIs to their managed infrastructure whether it’s in their private IaaS (Microsoft Azure or AWS) or on-premises data centers.

12 developer Meetups to attend in October 2018!

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This August, groups across India and Mexico took the leap and organized their first MuleSoft Meetup. Congratulations to Mexico City, Gurugram, Mumbai, and Guadalajara!

In the upcoming weeks, we will have 12 Meetups across the globe in September and October––including Tel Aviv, Manila, Boston, Tokyo, Dallas, and more.

Read on for more details. And, if you are not a member of a MuleSoft Meetup group yet, be sure to check out the 89 groups we have across the globe to find a Meetup near you!

HowTo: Using flow designer to check feature flags and user profiles – Part 3

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This blog is the third part in a four-part series on how to use a Slack bot to extract LaunchDarkly data. If you haven’t already, check out part one and part two of the series before pursuing the steps in this demo. 

UX anti-patterns: Some rules are meant to be broken

Anti-patterns can be hard to spot. Anti-patterns are the inevitable outcome when a rule set is applied so rigidly that it yields the opposite of the original desired outcome.

User experience is no exception to anti-patterns. As UX principles and practices become more commonplace, enterprises are finding themselves faced with an increasing number of failures in the nooks and crannies of the experiences they are crafting.

HowTo: Using flow designer to check feature flags and user profiles – Part 2

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This demo demonstrates how to use Anypoint Design Center’s flow designer to extract LaunchDarkly data (feature flags) using a Slack bot. The purpose of this demo is to provide a quick and efficient method to retrieve user profiles, including permissions. If you haven’t already, please check out part 1 of this blog series before moving on to part two.

In part two of the demo, we will create an API specification in API designer using the LD API,

Meet the top MuleSoft community contributors (August ’18)

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We are back this August with yet another Community roundup––highlighting great contributors to the MuleSoft developer community. Check out what the community was up to this month! And if you know a great contributor that should be featured in the next issue of this blog series, make sure to tweet us @MuleDev.

HowTo: Using flow designer to check feature flags and user profiles – Part 1

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In every software development process, there is always a need to test features and products before releasing them. This process can often be manual and requires providing specific users with permissions by ensuring that each user has the right security and governance. This process can become complex quickly, especially if you have a lot of users to manage and many features to flag.

5 steps to explore the strategic value of integration at Dreamforce

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Integration is one of the most strategic initiatives a company can invest in today. It is at the heart of connected customer experiences, allowing organizations to unlock valuable data across legacy systems, cloud apps and devices to make smarter, faster decisions. It’s what MuleSoft is all about: helping organizations change and innovate faster by making it easy to connect the world’s applications, data and devices.

The application network and the service-mesh

Many customers I meet are either evaluating or beginning their implementation of microservice architectures. Some of these customers are coming off big-bang projects that have failed to replace large legacy assets.