Getting started with Mule Cloud Connect review

muleI’m finally back writing about books once again, something that I honestly like and I should do more often.

First of all let’s go with a disclaimer: The author of this book, Ryan Carter, asked me kindly to review the book giving me this copy for free so I actually didn’t spent any money for it.

I tried, as always, to be as objective as possible even if sometime I tend to empathize with authors as I understand well what they go trough when writing a book.

This review will be quite different, I will do it in questions and answer format with a short and long version because I often thing this is the most direct way to give a feedback and let people understand if this book can be useful for them or not.Read more

Getting started with (Mule ESB) Anypoint Studio and Maven

mule-esbRecently I started to work with Mule ESB, in my opinion one of the best Enterprise Service Bus on the market. It’s easy, fresh, modern and does not give you the impression of a Big Monster that will eat you like products from Oracle or IBM :-).

It is really a good product but is not immune to some little defects that could let you waste some time, especially at the beginning when you are not confident with it.

In the following tutorial I will describe how to configure Anypoint Studio with Mule ESB runtime embedded on a local machine and the initial setup to work with Maven.

I assume that you already have a Anypoint Studio with an Enterprise/Community run-time installed, if not you can always download AnyPoint Studio from MuleSoft official website.

Another prerequisite is a local Maven installation and some confidence with the tool.

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