How to augment API elements from event-driven architecture

Many organizations undergoing digital transformation are under pressure to connect their applications, data, and devices — most often the path to success is moving to an API-led integration strategy.

JSON logging in Mule 4: Logs just got better

This is the second in a series about JSON logging. If you want to customize the output data structure you can check part 1 of the blog post. In this post, we are going to explore the new capabilities added in version 2 that were implemented based mostly on user feedback.

Build and play our Mule Invaders game!

Welcome to Mule Invaders, the video game inspired by the classic retro shooters Galaga and Space Invaders. In Mule Invaders, help Max the Mule destroy waves of enemies by spawning powerups using APIs. To protect Max on his journey to integrate the universe, create APIs in Anypoint Platform, deploy your application on CloudHub, then make HTTP requests to your APIs to spawn powerups while playing the game in realtime. When you use a REST client to send a POST request to your API,

Meet Anshi, the four-year-old MuleSoft developer

Working from home has forced us all to be get more creative, especially for those balancing calls with finding fun diversions to occupy the kids. Unexpectedly for the Perla family, one of these entertaining activities for their daughter, Anshi, who just turned four, turned into a huge hit on social media.

7 steps to improve API performance

Finding performance problems just a couple weeks before the production release date of an application API is a common occurrence as most organizations do performance testing when all the development and integration testing is completed. The application owner is stressed on how to break the news to his leadership team and how the customers will react if they have to deal with slow response times. According to a study by Akamai research,

3 APIs that enable self-service for eCommerce customers

COVID-19 isn’t just revealing issues across society, health-care preparedness, and business continuity — it’s also revealing new omnichannel capabilities for retailers beyond “curbside pickup” or a flash message about pandemic hardship.

Top 5 APIs for tracking COVID-19

This article was originally published on ProgrammableWeb.

Since February, ProgrammableWeb has been following the COVID-19 outbreak. During that time we have tried to keep our readers up to date on new resources being made available to developers who want to join the fight against the pandemic. For example, to support developer efforts, over 60 COVID-19 related APIs have been released along with all kinds of open-source code,

4 simple steps to improve your application network’s fault-tolerance

An application network enables organizations to connect applications, data, and devices through APIs which expose their assets and data to other systems on the network. As an application network grows the more reusability it will provide. Reusing APIs goes hand in hand with a high-degree of dependency between APIs. Therefore, a high degree of dependency between your APIs means that failures during the invocation of an API will affect other API implementations and the services they offer to the application network.

How a single pilot API provided a platform for business continuity

I’ve recently been in touch with a friend who is a lead architect at a large-scale distribution company to understand how COVID-19 has impacted their business and what they are doing to ensure business continuity. Suddenly the global coronavirus pandemic has upended how companies operate and respond to changing consumer behavior and shocks to the supply chain. Companies need to adapt by enhancing their digital capabilities and transforming IT operations to be more responsive,

30 APIs to track COVID-19

This article was originally published on ProgrammableWeb.

APIs can’t help cure COVID-19, but they can be used by developers to collect data about the outbreak, track its spread, and even produce data visualizations. Over the past month, ProgrammableWeb has been tracking APIs that provide access to data related to the pandemic. Here are 30 APIs that let developers leverage the available data about the virus.