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Monday, November 5th, 2018

Mule offers three main processing strategies; Synchronous, Queued Asynchronous and Non-Blocking (introduced in Mule 3.7). Before Mule 3.7 any flow that started with an inbound endpoint that had the exchange pattern set to request-response had its processing strategy set to Synchronous. As shown in the diagram below, the Synchronous Processing Strategy implies that the same thread (the thread taken from the connector of the inbound endpoint) is used for the ...read more »

Monday, October 29th, 2018

Introduction Dataweave allows programmers to use the reduce operation in their scripts. In fact there are two different kinds of reduce operation, depending on whether the accumulator of the operation is initialised or is left uninitialised. This operation can also be challenging to use unless one first masters its subtleties. In this blog post we shall: Explain how reduce with an initialised accumulator and an uninitialised accumulator works What results ...read more »

Thursday, October 25th, 2018

This blog post outlines how to use Dataweave to easily mock database connectors in MUnit, enabling test driven development for database based system APIs. Test driven development (TDD) is a development approach whereby tests for an application are defined and written before any code has been implemented, requiring the developer to thoroughly think through the expected behaviour beforehand and therefore reducing rework. In order to write tests for database system ...read more »

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

This post shows you how Maven can be used with Anypoint Exchange to consume your published assets. Introduction In November 2017, MuleSoft released Crowd which brought major changes to Anypoint Platform's API Manager and Exchange. An API definition now begins it's lifecycle in Design Center,  a web-based, syntax-aware environment for designing and documenting APIs. From Design Center, API Definitions are published to Exchange so they can be discovered and shared. With the ...read more »

Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

readUrl is a very useful function which has only recently been documented. It allows you to reuse DataWeave functions and scripts within one application, across applications and even across deployments. Furthermore, it allows you to read any DataWeave supported file type, be it for example JSON, XML or CSV. In this blog, I describe three use cases where readUrl can be used in DataWeave to create elegant solutions for common ...read more »

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