Mule Community Extensions Release Train (AMQP, Redis, PuSH, Erlang, JCR)

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Following the recent release of Mule 3.3.0, I’m happy to announce the related releases of five community transports: AMQP, PubSubHubbub, Redis, Erlang and JCR.

With these new versions available, you’ll be able to benefit immediately from the new features of Mule 3.3.0.

AMQP and the future of web messaging

November 8 2011

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Last month the AMQP working group, which includes big hitters such as Bank of America, Credit Suisse, JPMorgan Chase, Barclays, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, Cisco, VMWare, Redhat, and Informatica finalised version 1.0 of the AMQP standard.   It has been 5 years in the making, the market for messaging has changed a lot in that time.

What is AMQP?

“The Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP) is an open standard application layer protocol for message-oriented middleware.

Your realtime PubSubHubbub hub in three easy steps

November 3 2011

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The recently introduced PubSubHubbub module opened the door to server-push web-based integration with Mule. This approach, which is more resource friendly than the traditional pull integration that relies on polling resources, is currently gaining a lot of traction as is the industry is moving towards realtime and streaming web APIs.

In this blog, we’ll discover you how easy it is to roll out your own PubSubHubbub Hub in the cloud using iON,

Push Web Integration with Mule and PubSubHubbub

September 22 2011

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As discussed recently in this blog, web streaming APIs are a hot topic. One goal of streaming APIs is to reduce polling and replace it with resource efficient event-driven content distribution mechanisms.

With PubSub Huddle meetup happening in London today (unfortunately, I couldn’t go), it seems like good timing to tell you what we’ve done with one of the recently proposed protocols, PubSubHubbub (aka PuSH).

Real-time Web and Streaming APIs

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There was a lot of buzz a few years ago around real-time web and since then it has been bubbling along. I have a financial/enterprise background so real-time has a very different meaning to me; time is measured in microseconds. Web real-time seems to be measured as sub 1 second . My issue with real time web to date is only parts of the web are web-real time.  While the data can be delivered to the browser using push technologies such as comet and web sockets,