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Mitch Pronschinske12/18/12
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Oracle Service Bus Poster

Any OSB users out there? Check out this OSB poster that comes courtesy of EAIESB, a vendor of SOA based solutions using Oracle Fusion, Glass Fish ESB commercial and open source tools. Print it and pin it up!

Gerard Davison12/17/12
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JSON-Schema in WADL

Gerard Davison has been looking into how to attach a JSON-Schema grammar of a JSON document in a WADL description of a service. This isn't a specification yet; but a proposal of how it might work consistently.

John D'Emic12/17/12
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Implementing Custom JSON or Map Data Validation with Mule DevKit

Payloads with less structure, like Map or JSON data, are a little bit trickier to validate. This is particularly true on the front-end of web-services where leniency in data format, particularly JSON, can be beneficial. In these cases a custom Message Processor is usually necessary to filter or sanitise the data.

Mitch Pronschinske12/15/12
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Intro to Mule ESB and the Elegant 'Endpoint' Data Channel

This is a core concepts example that demonstrates how to invoke a Mule application using HTTP. The example introduces two key concepts in Mule.

Chris Haddad12/14/12
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The 5 Components of an API Management Platform

When you select an API Management Platform, look for a solution enabling developers to rapidly find, subscribe to, and evaluate the APIs that enterprises make available. The development tools should provide on-demand self-service subscription and collaboration channels.

Ben Wilcock12/10/12
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Top 5 SOA Gotcha’s and How to Avoid Them

After 5 years of designing and building award winning service oriented architectures, I thought I’d share my top 5 SOA gotcha’s and some general hints on how you can avoid them in your SOA program.

Christian Posta12/10/12
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ActiveMQ: Understanding Memory Usage

ActiveMQ’s SystemUsage and particularly the MemoryUsage functionality has left some people confused. I’ll try to explain some details around MemoryUsage that might be helpful in understanding how it works.

Mitch Pronschinske12/09/12
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A Good API is Hard to Find

APIs have seen dramatic growth in the last few years, and they're now powering everything we do. This is causing a fundamental shift in how we write applications - it's not just a UI and a database anymore.

Martin Vecera12/08/12
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Testing Groovy Classes with ScalaTest

The other day I read about ScalaTest. I liked the way the tests look like. And I started thinking where to use it. Today a colleague came to me asking me if he can add some tests to our small tool developed in Groovy. This ringed the bell and it turned to a calling. So here is the ultimate solution for integrating Groovy and ScalaTest.

Mike Hadlow12/08/12
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RabbitMQ On Windows With .NET, A Case Study

As a Microsoft shop, our development platform is .NET. Although VMWare provide an AMQP C# client, it is a low-level API, not suitable for use by more junior developers. For this reason we created our own high-level .NET API for RabbitMQ that provides simple single method access to common messaging patterns and does not require a deep knowledge of AMQP. This API is called EasyNetQ.

Eric D. Schabell12/07/12
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Video: SwitchYard Order Demo with JBoss EAP 6 on OpenShift

This video will show you how to setup an OpenShift instance (a.k.a. Gear) based on JBoss EAP6, add a SwitchYard cartridge, pull in my pre-configured OrderService demo project and deploy it all in about 6 minutes.

Geraint Jones12/05/12
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Groovy's RESTClient with Spock Extensions

This post will describe how to use the RESTClient, how to inject it into a Groovy Spock test class via custom annotations, how to swap the injected client between a real one and a mocked one using Mockito, and how to test it.

Jerry Nixon11/30/12
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WCF Data Services 5.1

First and most importantly, on November 7th we uploaded WCF Data Services 5.1 to NuGet. "5.1" is a deceptive version number . . .

Senthamizh Chel...11/26/12
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Understanding Business Process using BPM and BPEL

Business process management is a natural and holistic management approach for operating business that produces highly efficient, agile, innovative and adoptive organization

John D'Emic11/26/12
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Lightweight RPC with ZeroMQ (ØMQ) and Protocol Buffers

When writing integration applications with Mule, John D'Emic frequently comes across the issue of deciding how to communicate back and forth between his front end application, typically a web or mobile application, and a flow hosted on Mule...