Cloud Connectors + Mule iON screencast

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This post is all about developing Cloud Connectors and deploying apps to Mule iON, but rather than just using words I created a screencast that demonstrates how to use Cloud connectors and Mule Flow to build applications that can be run on Mule or Mule iON.

Cloud Connectors provide simple and reusable integration with Social Media APIs (like Facebook and Twitter) and Cloud platforms (for example Amazon Web Services).

Twilio Cloud Connector for Mule

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I’m pleased to announce the release of a new Cloud Connector for Twilio. If you don’t know what Twilio is, you should definitely check it out!

What is Twilio?

Let me give you a brief introduction to Twilio. In short, Twilio provides a cloud API for voice and SMS communications that leverages existing web development skills, resources, and skills. Twilio offers a pay as you go,

Build your Cloud Connector in 5 easy steps

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We live in a world where the slow one is left behind. You company must adapt to the ever changing and complex world of technology integration. We live in a world where it is no longer acceptable to take months to integrate new services. So today’s post is about speed. I will show how you can build a Cloud Connector for Mule in five easy steps. The same cloud connector that you will be able to use on Mule standalone or Mule iON to integrate into your company.

Cloud Connector of the Week: Amazon S3

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We thought about creating a new section on our blog for showcasing certain connectors which we think deserve some recognition. Unlike some of our other posts we won’t dwell into fully working Mule solutions, but rather talk about just snippets of them.

This week will start with S3. As many of you know there used to be an S3 transport for Mule 2.x and many people loved it. They loved it so much that we took really seriously bring it back as a cloud connector and let me tell you.

Integrate your SalesForce data with Mule

May 11 2011

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SalesForce.com has always been a pioneer in the software as service(SaaS) space. By offering a reliable and highly flexible interface they have grown to a company with revenues of over a billion dollars a year. Currently today many companies store their system of record in SalesForce or at the very least use it for management of all customer accounts and opportunities. With such valuable information it isn’t any surprise that the need to integrate SalesForce.com with other systems in the enterprise is highly desirable. In this post I will take you though the use of Mule with SalesForce.

Apple Push Notifications with Mule Cloud Connect

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So you have written this new cool service (hopefully using Mule), and you even develop an insanely great iOS app to complement your new cool service. In todays article I’m going to show you how you can make your service even more awesome with Mule Cloud Connect by allowing your service to send push notifications to your iOS app.

What is Mule Cloud Connect?

Mule Cloud Connect is a technology part of Mule ESB 3 release,

Groundhog Day: Cloud Silos

February 10 2011

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There is no denying it, the cloud is having a massive impact on all our lives. In the enterprise many of the applications that we to host in our own data centers now live in the cloud.  We are a fairly typical company in terms of our IT, we don’t host any business software in house. We use Google Apps, Salesforce, Intaact, Marketo, and more. We do it because it is convenient,

Mule Payment Services

January 25 2011

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If you are selling a product or a service online, chances are you’ve had to integrate with any number of payment services available today. As any application developer will tell you, the integration with the payment system is only one step of an order process.

Mule Payment Services makes it easier to use payment services from different providers. We started with connectors to Authorize.Net and CyberSource (both companies owned by Visa).

Building Rich Browser-based Apps with Mule Cloud Connect

January 19 2011

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We’ve seen a great response to Mule Cloud Connect from users and partners. Many folks want to see it in action so we thought it would be good to put together a webinar with a live demo.

One of the drivers for Mule Cloud Connect was that we are seeing that traditional three-tiered application architecture is outmoded – Web applications today require integrating multiple data-sources and services, both in the cloud and behind the firewall,

Run Mule, Run! Mule 3.1 is out

January 11 2011

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The Mule team is very pleased to announce the general availability of Mule ESB 3.1. This release packs a lot of new shiny awesomeness.

Cloud Connect

We received loads of great feedback on Mule Cloud Connect and the team has been working hard on new improvements. Cloud Connectors now have specific XML schemas making it really easy to orchestrate data services between cloud and enterprise applications. This means Cloud Connectors can now be used in flows.