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,

A practical guide for API governance in Mule for IT

Most organizations today have a governance strategy depending on their industry. Policies such as Sarbanes-Oxley, Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), or other acts influence a company’s governance strategy. However, these types of policies are often abstract and only provide mandates on “what” but not on “how” to govern an IT infrastructure and services. Organizations have recognized the need to enforce additional governance to derive uniformity, standards, best practices, and common operating procedures across teams.

5 tutorials for developers to learn new skills while working remotely

There’s never been a better time to sharpen your skills, learn something new, and build a career with MuleSoft. These MuleSoft tutorials are designed for developers of all skillsets and knowledge-base — whether you’re just getting started using Anypoint Platform or are a MuleSoft veteran. 

We have more than a dozen tutorials for developers to leverage, allowing them to expand their arsenal of knowledge from the comfort of their homes. In this blog post,

3 API business-focus areas for 2020: APIs Unplugged

Following the technological trends discussed in Episode 1, Mike Amundsen (MuleSoft API Strategy Advisor) and Matt McLarty (MuleSoft Global API Strategy Leader) discuss API-related business and organizational trends they see for 2020 in Episode 2 of the APIs Unplugged podcast. These trends range from product design and product management thinking being applied to API development, to an increase in market maturity for external APIs, to a greater level of decentralization in organizations building and supporting API products.

How to improve API governance with distributed decision making

In 2017, Ronnie Mitra presented a talk at Nordic APIs entitled “Programming the People Platform: Beyond Conway’s Law.” In that talk, Mitra outlined a model for distributed decision making and how it can be used to improve API governance. The material from that talk made it into the book “Continuous API Management.” Here, Mitra explained in greater detail how to apply this model to match, and eventually evolve,

5 things you need to know about MuleSoft Training and Certification

Update April 10: During these challenging and uncertain times, we want to make sure you have the MuleSoft training you need to drive your organization’s digital transformation. To equip you with skills for the future, we’ll be hosting instructor lectures to accompany our free self-paced Development Fundamentals course. Lectures will run April 13 – May 29, 2020. Access this benefit by: 

  1. Registering for Development Fundamentals here.
  2. Enrolling in lectures here.

11 virtual MuleSoft Meetups for April

We’re experiencing a time of change and when being adaptable is more important than ever — our MuleSoft Meetup Groups are no different. The safety of our customers, partners, and employees and their loved ones is of the utmost importance, which is why we’d like to thank our MuleSoft Meetup leaders for adapting in order to keep the MuleSoft Community connected.

Many of our community leaders are shifting to online sessions — which is no easy feat!

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. 

6 online COVID-19 hackathons for developers looking to help the cause

The coronavirus pandemic is putting immense stress on healthcare systems, the global economy, and the lives of people around the world. Developers and technology companies worldwide are coming together to make an impact in whatever way they can. Below are six online hackathons aimed at combating the issues the world is facing amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Top 4 API tech trends in 2020: APIs Unplugged

As we enter a new decade, APIs are involved in many current technology trends. Web APIs are common in microservices, service mesh, public cloud platforms, machine learning, and smart devices. In this inaugural episode of the APIs Unplugged podcast, Mike Amundsen (MuleSoft API Strategy Advisor) and Matt McLarty (MuleSoft Global API Strategy Leader) discuss the most significant technical trends related to APIs for 2020.