Why Interviews Suck – and What You Can Do About It

September 15 2017

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Over the course of my career I have built a variety of teams, interviewing over 1,000 applicants across a number of positions––from recruiting roles to marketing, sales, and operations.

This wide spectrum of interviewing experience has led me to one conclusion: let’s be honest, interviews are terrible. They’re fake constructs that can be influenced by anything, the interviewer being distracted or just in a bad mood or the interviewee overheating from nervousness. Interviews are just not a great reflection of who people are or how they work.

Part 2: Changes to the Mule Message in Mule 4 Beta

September 14 2017

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This is part 2 of a series on changes to the Mule Message in Mule 4 Beta, read part 1

The Mule 4 Beta release has significant internal improvements to Mule runtime. In the last post, we talked about immutability and collections with Mule Messages. In this post, I will go into detail on inbound and outbound properties in Mule Messages, as well as variables and other changes.

Are Microservices Too Cool to Be Useful?

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Microservices is one of the hottest buzzwords in tech right now. But just because something is buzzy doesn’t mean we cannot be pragmatic about it. It is important to think about how you can get the hype to work in your organization.

11 Upcoming Meetups for Mule Developers

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We recently launched a new MuleSoft Meetup program and, in the two months since, we have had over 25 Meetups in 9 countries-–bringing people together to explore, teach, and learn about API-led connectivity!

Check out some of the highlights from August and see what future Meetups in September and October have in store!

Reusable KPIs for Reusable APIs: The Value Prop – Part 1

September 11 2017

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A lot of enterprise IT concepts and tools have experienced dramatic change in the last decade. Several long-lived rules of thumb have faded into irrelevance. However, one conceptual holy grail has survived the volatility of the IT transformation toward all things cloud, DevOps, and APIs: reuse. Like historical explorers seeking the Northwest Passage, enterprise IT executives have long sought out ways (e.g. SOA) to drive down the cost of solution development through code reuse.

Meet a Muley: Veronica Kainz, Creative Director

September 8 2017

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This week we sat down with Veronica Kainz, MuleSoft’s Creative Director. She leads the creative vision for the brand, and was recently awarded the “Muley for Life” award for being an ambassador of MuleSoft’s core values.

Part 1: Changes to the Mule Message in Mule 4 Beta

September 7 2017

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The Mule 4 Beta release has a lot of new and improved functionality such as DataWeave and a refreshed Anypoint Studio experience, but we’ve also been busy under the hood making internal improvements to Mule runtime. In this series of posts, we’ll give a behind the scenes insight into what we have changed under the hood and why, along with the lowdown on what users need to know about the changes from an application design perspective.

Meet a MuleSoft Champion: Felipe Ocadiz, Integration Engineer at Twitter

September 6 2017

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The long-term success of a technology ultimately lies on the strength of its community. At MuleSoft, we are fortunate to have a vibrant community that has many members who contribute by answering questions, sharing best practices, and organizing meetups. Their knowledge and effort made the experience of building solutions with MuleSoft simpler and more rewarding.

Top 10 Connectors for Anypoint Platform

September 5 2017

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Anypoint Platform offers a wide variety of Anypoint Connectors to facilitate easy integration with third-party applications. But what kinds of connectors are available in Anypoint Exchange and what are the most downloaded connectors for 2017?

Using Poll Scope and Watermark in Mule

September 4 2017

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This post was written by one of the stars in our developer community, Kian Ting. Read this post to learn how to use a Mule app to retrieve legacy data and sync it to a new destination endpoint with the poll scope method.

As integration developers, we are always faced with the need to poll a legacy resource to retrieve new data and to sync it over to another destination endpoint.