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Reliable Messaging with Mule ESB and Amazon SQS

Posted by Andy Evans on 19 June 2014

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I recently used Mule ESB with Amazon's Simple Queue Service (SQS) as the supporting messaging infrastructure. Whilst I was able to achieve a reliable outcome that satisfied all requirements, there are a number of aspects of SQS that make it different to the typical JMS-based messaging system. In this post I’ll cover...

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Accelerating Mule ESB Development With Project Templates

Posted by Admin on 27 May 2014

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For a recent Mule ESB project we needed to pump out a lot (100+) of ESB service operations. Most of them followed the same pattern: synchronous request-response to a single provider API. With so many similar flows to knock out, our thoughts quickly turned to ways to automate development. How much of our code could we...

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Data Mapping with Groovy - Part 2

Posted by Admin on 02 December 2013

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Part 1 of this series layed the foundation for some Groovy concepts and what makes the language suitable for data mapping tasks. With that in mind, lets dive into some of the advanced mapping features and some real world samples.

Introducing GroovyMap

There are 3 data transformation scenarios which we commonly...

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Data Mapping with Groovy - Part 1

Posted by Admin on 14 November 2013

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ESB services involve working with a variety of different data formats and structures e.g. XML, JSON, CSV, spread sheets, key-value structures. Transformations between XML and other data structures are quite common when it comes to developing an ESB layer. Mule ESB provides a wide range of choices when it comes to...

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