Introducing APIkit

November 4 2013

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Hot on the heels of the announcement of the RESTful API Modeling Language (RAML) by the RAML working group, I am very happy to announce the general availability of APIkit.

APIkit consists of a set of open source Maven and Mule Studio-based tools that enable developers to be massively productive in creating well-designed REST APIs.  APIkit features include the ability to take a REST API designed in RAML,

RAML Web Tooling Unleashed!

November 4 2013

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I’m excited to announce that we’ve recently made available to the RAML community a new API Designer, API Console, and API Notebook, built around a new RAML JavaScript parser released as part of the RAML workgroup. All of these are available under open-source licenses, and all may either be downloaded and used on your own site or are hosted as part of the APIhub.com service.

MuleSoft Update: Summits, API Management, Dataloader.io, Gartner MQ and Anypoint Edge

September 23 2013

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We have a lot of cool things happening at MuleSoft, here is a quick round up of things you shouldn’t miss.

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Discover how to take your integration strategy to the next level at MuleSoft Summit — coming to a city near you this Fall! Join the core MuleSoft team and integration experts to learn best practices and empower your development team to stay one step ahead of evolving business needs.

Mind Your APX

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There’s a saying that goes something like: to err is human, to really screw up big time takes a computer. But if you really want to have some fun, connect that computer to another computer, and you soon have a veritable nuclear chain reaction. The key to unlocking this energy? The lowly API, a programmer’s best friend, the little enabler that placed Google Maps in the center of mashup mania, drove the Ajax revolution,

Top 10 Internet of Things APIs

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SaaS vendors and Corporate IT, a new detente?

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In 2013,  SaaS, Mobile and Big Data (the ‘Big 3’) have moved on from visionary ideas well into disruptive realities impacting IT.  IT is no longer in denial, as they were for much of the last decade, and in fact are “leaning in” on all fronts.  According to CIO Magazine’s 2013 CIO survey, more IT organizations are focusing on building better relationships with the lines of business,

New Mashup: MuleSoft and ProgrammableWeb

I am excited to share the news that MuleSoft has acquired ProgrammableWeb. This combination brings together the world’s most widely used integration platform with the world’s most authoritative voice and community for APIs.

ProgrammableWeb was founded in 2005 and has been the pioneering authority on APIs, providing a comprehensive directory, daily industry news, analysis, case studies, tools and technical resources.

Introducing The Anypoint Platform

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This is the most exciting time to be in the enterprise.  When I started my career, I was usually asked to integrate to two types of applications: large legacy mainframe systems that had a team of ‘experts’ acting as gatekeepers and horribly customised enterprise applications that frankly nobody wanted to touch without a team of ‘experts’ to blame if things broke. There was nothing glamorous about my chosen vocation, yet I loved it.  

Enterprise APIs, for real!

February 22 2013

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We are seeing a lot of traction in enterprises as they adapt towards new business models, enabled through APIs. I am at the API Strategy conference in New York City today, and will speaking in the “Enterprise API” session about how enterprises are adopting APIs to create value. To this point, I came across an announcement today of how Visa, the company we all know through our credit cards, is embarking on the journey of transforming itself into a new enterprise as evident by their latest announcement around their Partner Program.

Top 10 Presidents’ Day APIs

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The President of the United States is the most powerful person in the world.  On February 18, we get to celebrate some of the great ones by not going to work (for some people at least).  In honor of some of those great men, APIhub offers up our top 10 Presidents’ Day APIs.

  1. Digital Government API  Under President Obama, the US government has begun to look at and adopt cloud computing and cloud technology.