Useful integration tools to enhance developers’ Anypoint Studio experiences

Francis Edwards, Integration Analyst at Saint-Gobain and MuleSoft Ambassador, is an experienced MuleSoft developer. He spoke at MuleSoft CONNECT:Now EMEA sharing useful integration tools to help developers get the most out of Anypoint Studio. Below, he provides insight into each tool he recommends as well as demonstrates how he created a Mule app.

How to get the most out of your APIs with the right API business model

In today’s business environment, with customer expectations changing at an unprecedented rate, more and more organizations are expanding their digital ecosystems to extend their reach to new customers and create more connected customer experiences. 

Leading organizations are reshaping markets with their expanding ecosystem footprints. They are doing this by leveraging their platforms built on the foundation of API-led connectivity. APIs are the critical bridge in connecting an organization’s core competencies to new channels to better engage with customers. 

Panel discussion: Building a career in APIs and integration

January 13 2021

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During a virtual Sydney MuleSoft Meetup, I led a panel discussion with members of the MuleSoft Community including customers, partners, and Muleys from different parts of the world. During this discussion, the participants shared how they built their careers in APIs, integration best practices, and talked about all things MuleSoft. 

To begin, I asked each panelist to describe their current role, mention a few career highlights,

Implementing event-driven capabilities through existing APIs

In current technology growth, APIs are the standard for building and connecting modern applications. They provide a standardized interface that masks backend complexity and makes it simple for an enterprise to secure, monitor, and manage how the digital assets it shares are used. Below, we’ll take a look at the differences between RESTful and event-driven APIs, an overview of event-driven architecture, and how to implement event-driven capabilities into existing APIs.

How to use Maven Archetypes to create MuleSoft API project templates

Mary Joy Sabal, Integration Technical Lead at Datacom is a multi-MuleSoft Certified Developer and Architect. She frequently speaks at Meetups and is the Wellington Meetup group leader. Joy shared how to use Maven Archetypes to create MuleSoft API project templates at MuleSoft CONNECT:Now JAPAC. 

MuleSoft API Project Templates are great tools for integration projects. Throughout this blog, I will provide tips for using Maven Archetypes to simplify the creation of these templates as well as discuss the various benefits of doing so.

Guide to API-ifying your LAMP projects in 5 steps

PHP developers often use an environment composed of Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP — often this environment is called LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP). Many applications are developed on LAMP, however, for most of those applications, there is no API to easily connect them. In this article, you will learn first how to design an API for your existing applications. In the later portion of this article, you’ll learn how to code your API interface to give access to your application implementation.

The modern insurance carrier: Delivering results with APIs

December 8 2020

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This post was written in partnership with Green Irony and Alexander SolomonLead Insurance Industry Marketing Manager at MuleSoft.

The rise of the digital consumer has led to higher expectations for every business. This shift has forced traditionally slow-to-adapt industries to modernize — or risk being left behind. For this reason, the insurance industry is undergoing rapid evolution. Early movers with the foresight to focus on investing in IT agility have been rewarded,

How to distribute your API traffic with MuleSoft load balancers

November 27 2020

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MuleSoft provides two types of load balancers, shared load balancer, and dedicated load balancer to distribute API traffic deployed on the MuleSoft cloud workers. Shared load balancer is multi-tenant and shared with other customers. Dedicated load balancers enable you to deploy and configure one or more custom load balancers within your Anypoint Virtual Private Cloud (Anypoint VPC). The aim of load balancing is to optimize the use of API instances available, maximize throughput,

Meeting consumer (and developer) demand for self-service banking

November 19 2020

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Nish Modi is Senior Vice President, Digital and Business Intelligence Strategy & Product, for CO-OP Financial Services, a provider of payments and financial technology to credit unions. 

How to use multi-tabbing and rename symbol in API designer

Have you ever struggled with opening multiple windows in API Designer as you write your API specification or tediously renamed a symbol by hand in multiple spots of your RAML file? Well, worry no more — API Designer has solved these issues for our developers, making API specification development easier than ever. Introducing API Designer multi-tabbing and rename symbol capabilities! Below I’ll dive into what improvements we’ve made to these features: