How to build a modern API as self-contained API

API management is the process of designing, publishing, documenting, and analyzing APIs in a secure environment. It provides users — like developers and partners — the ability to access an API, governed by a set of configurable policies. 

In this post, we will take a closer look at the benefits of using the basic endpoint approach to deploy a packaged API implementation along with a proxy as a self-contained application and examine the required steps for the API pairing within API Manager using the API autodiscovery concept.

New Gartner Magic Quadrant: MuleSoft continues to lead the market in Full Lifecycle API Management

October 14 2019

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Gartner recently released this year’s Magic Quadrant for Full Life Cycle API Management and named MuleSoft a Leader for the fourth year in a row. 

DevOps, APIs, and promise-driven design: a conversation with Jeff Sussna

Jeff Sussna is a leading voice in the DevOps community. Advocating the approach of “moving fast without breaking things,” he helps organizations evolve toward high-performing teams in an agile ecosystem of people, products, practices, and promises. I spoke to Jeff recently about the most effective techniques he’s seeing and how they can be employed at an organization implementing an API program.

API products, not API projects

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In order to continuously deliver software that is shaped by user feedback, it is better to think of the resulting solution as a long-living product than a time- and budget-bounded project.

Introducing the Anypoint Platform May 2019 release

May Release

To help organizations create and engage their ecosystems and succeed with API programs, MuleSoft is releasing Anypoint Platform May 2019 release, featuring the launch of Anypoint API Community Manager and Catalyst Mobilize.

Continuous API management

Continuous API Management

O’Reilly Media published its first book on API management in December of last year. I sat down with the book’s authors to explore some of the core concepts of the book.

MuleSoft is the only Leader in both Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise iPaaS and Full Life Cycle API Management

April 29 2019

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MuleSoft Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader

You may have seen the recent news that Gartner named MuleSoft a Leader in its 2019 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS). We believe integration is one of the most strategic initiatives a company can invest in today.

Open banking vs. marketplace banking

December 17 2018

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Open banking

It’s conference season, and this year we hosted Sibos in Sydney. Amongst the hot topics were Australia’s New Payments Platform (NPP), open banking and marketplace banking. In this post I share the top insights and trends emerging in the financial industry.

Organizing API ecosystems to drive better customer experiences

Organize API economy

In 1989, when Jan Carlzon, the now former CEO of Scandinavian Airlines (SAS), published his book Moments of Truth, he posited that a customer’s journey with any organization involves an untold number of seminal moments, each of which possesses the power to make or break that company’s future with that customer. Yet, somehow, long after his book was published, if you ask anyone who regularly travels by air about their experiences,

What’s new with API Manager in the Nov ‘17 release

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In an earlier blog post, we talked about how Anypoint Exchange has evolved in the November 2017 release, to make it easier for consumers to discover, learn, test and consume API assets. In this blog, we will talk about latest features added to API Manager and how they tie with Anypoint Exchange to help users better manage and govern their API assets.