Posted by Sohrab Hosseini on 31 March 2016
This is 2016. If you are still spending macro-efforts developing microservices, there is something seriously wrong. These days, there are plenty of tools and frameworks at the disposal of the discerning developer to rapidly build microservices.
Posted by Devendra Khanolkar on 09 March 2016
Blueprint is a dependency injection framework specification for OSGi, standardized by the OSGi Alliance group. Apache Aries is one of the several implementations of this spec.
Posted by Sohrab Hosseini on 09 March 2016
As we dawdle till every facet of our lives are containerised, we still find ourselves in need of ways to automate provisioning of actual servers and operating systems. My current favourite way to do this is through Ansible.
Posted by Robert Valk on 19 November 2015
The Mule 3.6 release brought a comprehensive and very welcome refresh of XML capabilities, including cutting-edge XSLT support via the Saxon 9.6 HE library. Unfortunately one feature lost in this overhaul was Saxon’s easy mechanism for using Java methods as XSLT extension functions. Here’s how we made it easier to use Java extension functions that work with Mule’s new XML stack.
Posted by Edward McLoughlin on 29 September 2015
The groovy script transformer component is a very powerful piece of Mule. I use it for almost every message transformation that I need to make. Its XML and JSON libraries reduce message format conversion down to little more than building a map, while closures give you some powerful processing tools for handling complex data structures.
Posted by on 24 July 2015
We have recently done a production implementation of the shiny new “Alfresco Activiti Suite” at one of our customers and we think it’s time to share our experience with the product and its features.
Posted by Robert Valk on 15 June 2015
With all the drag-and-drop goodness of AnyPoint Studio these days, it’s easy to forget that under the hood Mule ESB remains a very powerful, configurable and extendible framework. This power comes in handy when you’re faced with demanding file processing requirements in advance of Mule’s out-of-the-box functionality.
Posted by Sohrab Hosseini on 30 March 2015
If you followed my previous rambling, you might feel like we are due for some hands-on Dockering. So let’s get technical!
Posted by Sohrab Hosseini on 23 March 2015
Docker has just turned two and it has been a heck of a two years. Looking back, describing its rise as meteoric now seems like such a misnomer as there is no sign of slowing down.
Posted by Devendra Khanolkar on 26 February 2015
On a recent client engagement we adopted SOAP over HTTP as our preferred communication channel for Web Service consumers. Since the transport protocol was HTTP, our next requirement was to setup HTTP Basic Authentication and role-based authorization. We tend to prefer simpler transport-level authentication over WS-Security which is overkill for most situations.