Category Archives: Mule

Automated deployment with Mule Management Console and Maven

In my opinion a deployment of any application should be as automated as possible to avoid errors due to manual mistakes. This is no different with a Mule ESB application. If you are using the Enterprise Edition of the Mule … Continue reading

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Use Mule to sync WordPress sites

I recently thought about to create a process with which I could keep two instances of WordPress in sync. I wanted to see if I could do this with Mule. I came up with the following solution: Receive the RSS … Continue reading

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Mule in the Cloud: First impression

Recently Mulesoft has released a new platform: iPAAS. I just went through the starters guide and I am pretty impressed. Of course the use case in the tutorial is very simple but the whole idea of just putting your Mule … Continue reading

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Citrus testcase example: CSV File Inbound -> Xml Http Outbound

As promised I’m going to show a test case for which I have used Citrus to implement it. The case is like this: In a predefined folder on a machine a character-separated file is placed. This file is picked up … Continue reading

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Setup Citrus for testing Mule ESB

Recently, I ran into an open-source test framework called Citrus. Citrus supports you in testing message interfaces in enterprise applications. Manual testing effort as well as coding mocks and simulators are not necessary. Instead Citrus enables integration testing in an … Continue reading

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Using parameters with XSLT in Mule

Recently I got into a situation where I had to put ‘metadata’ values (which were part of the Mule Message) into the XML result of an XSLT transformer. Let me explain the situation with an example. Imagine you have an … Continue reading

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Unit Test Mule with ActiveMQ defined as datasource

In a previous post I described how you can configure an ActiveMQ connection-factory as datasource in Tomcat. Although this works great in a deployed Mule application you can’t use this technique in your unit tests! So in this post I … Continue reading

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Combining ActiveMQ, Tomcat and Mule ESB

This post describes how we managed to use standalone ActiveMQ (v5.2.0) as JNDI datasource in our Mule ESB application deployed in Apache Tomcat(v6.0). If you are still with me after reading this first line then I may assume you know … Continue reading

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Using Saddle when riding the Mule ESB

In this post I give my first impressions about Saddle. It has great potential to become an important add-on for everyone using Mule ESB. Continue reading

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Using Mule EE Retry Policies

At a project for one of our customers we migrated from Mule CE to Mule EE edition (version 2.2.7). The customer had various good reasons to do this and it offered us new functionalities in Mule ESB to use. One … Continue reading

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