[Updated] Announcement: Retirement of MuleSoft’s API Design Associate Certification

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Update 10/23/2017 from the training team: In the light of your feedback on how much you love this certification, we’ve elected to not retire this certification and, instead, release the MCD – API Design Associate (RAML 1.0) as a non-proctored certification exam. You’ll be able to take it as a stand-alone exam, or using the voucher that comes with the Anypoint Platform: API Design course. Thanks for letting us hear from you!

The MuleSoft Training and Certification strives to ensure that both our certifications and exams are up-to-date and relevant to the community.

How to Reuse DataWeave Code

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MuleSoft’s DataWeave, which is now the main expression language in Mule 4 beta, is a powerful technology that can efficiently transform complex structured data between popular data formats, including JSON, XML, CSV, and Java objects. I’m a courseware developer and trainer at MuleSoft, and I’ve been spending a lot of time learning about DataWeave recently.

Update, April 2018

I previously posted the below blog on how to reuse DataWeave code in a Mule flow using the readUrl() function.

5 Things You Need to Know About Crowd

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Over the past few months, I have been working with our Product and Engineering team on Crowd, the latest release of Anypoint Platform. The Crowd release consists of updates to Anypoint Exchange as well as the new Anypoint Designer Center in Anypoint Platform.

Announcement: Retirement of MuleSoft’s Connector Specialist Certification

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The MuleSoft Training and Certification team periodically reviews the state of exams and certifications in order to ensure they are up-to-date and relevant to the community. Our review takes into account any pending functionality changes, criticality to developer success, and whether the exam reflects the current technology and needs of the developer community.

The MuleSoft Certified Developer – Connector Specialist Exam is no longer available as a public offering.

Encrypt Specific XML Tags With The Power Of DataWeave

DataWeave is a powerful language, and the possibilities of what you can do with it are infinite.

In this blog post, I am going to show you how to select specific data inside a series of specified XML tags.

For example, in this case we want to encrypt data inside sensitive XML tags such as an SSN, a credit card number, etc.

We define an array with the XML tags to be encrypted named keyToEncrypt (we are encrypting just the contents,

Being picky with JMS

Mule ESB offers an amazing out-of-the-box integration which easily integrates with ActiveMQ. There is a plethora of examples on the internet that will show how to use ActiveMQ with Mule. But here we will explore how to use a filter with ActiveMQ and Mule that will help us picking up the right JMS messages we need.

Consider an environment where there is a JMS queue and there are multiple consumers listening to that queue;

10 steps to design and build the perfect API

When you’re designing an API, you don’t just want to build an API. You want to design and build an API with a long life that your users will love. An API that is carefully created to be extendable and flexible, and will save your users time, money and energy in the long run. To design and build the perfect API, you’ll need to follow some best practices.

Your new Maven friend – the Mule Maven Plugin 2.0

September 28 2015

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If you’re a Mule user, there’s a good chance that you’re using Maven to automate building and testing of your applications. We’re happy to announce Mule Maven Plugin 2.0, to help you automate your deployment and integration tests. This plugin will help you no matter where do you want it to run: CloudHub, a local Standalone server, Anypoint Runtime Manager, a local cluster or using the Mule Agent.

Salesforce Analytics Cloud Connector – September ’15 Release

September 23 2015

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We are happy to announce the September ’15 release of the Salesforce Analytics Cloud Connector v2.0.0. In this blog post, I will be covering some of the important features of the connector as well as walking you through the technicalities of ingesting data into Salesforce Wave Analytics Cloud by leveraging features within Anypoint Platform.

Benefits of using the Salesforce Analytics Cloud Connector

Salesforce’s Wave Analytics Platform is a data discovery tool built to enable organizations to derive insights from their data.

Demo: Introducing DataWeave, MuleSoft’s Next Generation Data Integration Solution

September 15 2015

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In order to connect assets to audiences with speed and scale, you need a powerful data transformation tool. That tool should be able to integrate in real time using APIs, do batch tasks such as data ingestion or synchronization and handle a variety of data sources – from JSON to EDI to XML.

Our solution is called DataWeave. It’s a simple, powerful way to query and transform all types of data.