Three common API design mistakes and how to overcome them

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Jason Harmon, head of APIs at engaging forms tool Typeform, and namesake of the JSON schema, gave a fantastic proactive talk at a recent APIdays conference about “the things that break stuff in production.” Three things in fact.

6 ways Muleys made it awesome in 2017

December 29 2017

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At MuleSoft, we believe one of the most important things we can do is “make it awesome” — smashing obstacles to create the best experience possible for our employees, customers, and developers. We did just that in 2017. It was a big year for us; our IPO in March was exciting and rewarding as a huge milestone for both current and former Muleys. But, as our CEO Greg Schott says, it was the first step in the bigger journey of creating lasting greatness.

How to automate API monitoring using Anypoint Design Center’s flow designer

December 28 2017

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This blog post was written by one of the stars in our developer community, Kian Ting.

1. Overview

I have created a Mule application that pings URLs to ensure that the URLs are up. And if the URL is down for one reason or another, then the Mule application is capable of sending out an email notification. At the time of this writing, the Mule application could send out an email notification,

Round-up: The 7 most popular blog posts from 2017

December 27 2017

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This year, we published over 215 blog posts spanning a wide variety of topics––from why messaging queues suck to why ESB-led integration is no longer an adequate approach for organizations.

Check out the top 7 most popular blog posts for this year!  

Meet a Muley: Sahra Jabbehdari, AD Operations & Strategy Manager

December 22 2017

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Sahra Jabbehdari’s role on the Account Development team has evolved into a global one, leading the team’s global operations and strategy. At our last MeetUp, Sahra received our annual peer-nominated Owners Award—and she’s just getting started!

HowTo – Invoke Java/Groovy logic in DataWeave

December 20 2017

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When building DataWeave transformations for your Mule application, you will run into situations in which you will need to invoke external logic that may be encapsulated in a Java POJO, Groovy, Python, Ruby script, or really any lookup that uses a CSV file or database table as part of the transformation.  

How APIs can address legacy system challenges

December 18 2017

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It’s the classic question: should IT spend its time maintaining legacy investments or addressing legacy system challenges and creating new projects?            

In a recent survey, 90% of IT decision makers say legacy system challenges are holding their organizations back from using digital technologies to innovate or make improve IT efficiency, and over a third believe that legacy systems are a barrier to completing IT projects.  

How we “own it” in EMEA

December 15 2017

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It’s hard to believe that, less than a year ago, I had just arrived as a new Muley at MuleSoft’s annual all-company offsite, MeetUp, in San Diego for a week with my new colleagues from all over the world. I had the warmest welcome from some of the brightest people I’ve ever met. It was extraordinary to feel a part of something much bigger than myself, and see first-hand every Muley’s high energy,

Easier assertions for XML and JSON in MUnit

This is a guest blog from a member of our developer community. Dr. Roger Butenuth is a Senior Java Consultant at codecentric, he has been using Anypoint Platform for five years, with projects ranging from building simple SOAP routing/transformation to introducing the API-led approach to a Fortune 500 company.

Building Mule applications differs from coding in Java. Instead of typing all your code (with a lot of CTRL+space completion),

How ASICS delivers new eCommerce experiences faster

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The retail industry continues to adapt to changing customer expectations and connecting to the modern customer through digital channels. Today, 79% of Americans shop online and expect a compelling customer experience across channels. In fact, customers that have personalized online shopping journeys spend 140% more than their counterparts.