Today, a company can spring up in a matter of weeks. Perhaps a new idea is planted overnight during a hackathon and germinated in a garage over a couple of weeks using unlimited cloud computing power, free developer tools and open APIs. Then, the startup might get watered by incubators and accelerators like Idealab and Y Combinator, helping to direct the young company toward the sunlight while sprinkling it with occasional funding to grow its products and team.
Blockchains are slowly creeping their way into the enterprise and gaining acceptance. As Harvard researchers reveal, “No matter what the context, there’s a strong possibility that blockchain will affect your business. The very big question is when.” But what are Blockchains?
Before we get started with this blog, if you haven’t checked out Part 1 of this Dev Guide series, make sure you work through that first, where we went through developing a resilient, governable, and flexible API layer on top of your source systems—what we call system APIs.
Whether you are just learning about APIs, a new MuleSoft user, or a seasoned veteran in building integrations, MuleSoft Meetup groups provide an ideal opportunity to learn, share knowledge, and network. As fall arrives and community members return from their summer vacations (or winter vacations, depending on which hemisphere they are on!), MuleSoft Meetup groups continue to grow. We now have 59 chapters around the world, with thousands of developers gathering monthly!
This blog post is contributed by one of our partners, Infoview Systems.
One of the biggest IT challenges is the growing IT delivery gap and the ever-increasing pace of business changes. This is especially true for established companies saddled with a mix of older applications. In order to efficiently connect these systems to other business components at scale, the application business logic and data must be packaged as easy-to-consume reusable assets.
There are very few enterprise software companies that actually have the opportunity to transform how their customers operate and compete. They might have an opportunity to sell an application that makes their sales force more effective or they might have the opportunity to sell a tool that helps them organize or access their data more effectively.
The Mule 4 Release Candidate is here and, with it, the updated version of the batch module!
The batch module was first introduced in Mule 3.5 and it aims to simplify integration use cases where basic ETL functionality is needed. If you’re unfamiliar with it, I recommend you look at this post before continuing. If you are already old friends with batch, then keep reading for a breakdown of all the changes!