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Dreamforce 2019 Recap from an Integration Trailblazer

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I attended Dreamforce this year with a focus on Integration sessions and MuleSoft-related announcements. As usual, Dreamforce did not disappoint. Accelerators for Service Cloud and Commerce Cloud At the Integration Keynote, I witnessed a few awesome announcements. MuleSoft has announced accelerators for Service and Commerce clouds. These accelerators are a set of integration templates, API specs, and best practices for integrating with these clouds. This should certainly help jump-start Service Cloud and Commerce Cloud projects…
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vCore Economics: The Cost of DIY MuleSoft Deployment

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MuleSoft’s 4.1 went GA in January of 2018, before my start at Silverline. At the time of the launch there were two deployment options — standalone (aka “Naked Mule”), and Cloudhub. This was around the time the team at my previous employer finalized the decision to use MuleSoft and we chose to go with standalone deployment of Mule Runtime 4.1. Fast forward about 10 months: the containerized deployment option called Runtime Fabric was added. Since…
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MuleSoft Meetup Recap: Oklahoma City Inaugural Meeting

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On Friday, September 27th, 2019, Victor Felisbino and I hosted the first ever Oklahoma City MuleSoft Meetup. The meeting took place at a Love’s Travel Stop corporate office, where Victor serves as a Sr. Salesforce Developer. There was no set agenda for the first meeting. The casual get together ove a lunch of Chick-fil-a let us identify our user base in Oklahoma and determine what topics we all wanted to cover in future meetings.  With…
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MuleSoft vs. Other API Gateways: Which is Better?

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With new digital channels increasing customer expectations, traditional methods of application integration are becoming less and less feasible. From SOAs and ESBs to standard API Gateways and MuleSoft, it can be challenging to know what’s right for your business. There are two paradigms in programming: imperative and declarative. As a developer you are likely using both paradigms with different code even if you may not be familiar with the terms.  Source: https://xkcd.com/783/ The comic strip…
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NYC MuleSoft Meetup Recap: Fostering Innovation through APIs

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On Thursday, October 17th, 2019, Silverline hosted the quarterly NYC MuleSoft Meetup at our headquarters. The night kicked off with two presentations and ended with some networking and noshes. First, I led a discussion on Fostering Innovation through APIs. After going through the usual intros and logistical information about the Meetup, I polled the audience for their take on how to foster innovation. The attendees responded with a solid list of the different ideas, which…
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What You Missed at Mulesoft CONNECT in NYC Last Month

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Last month, Silverline sponsored MuleSoft CONNECT, a global integration conference. MuleSoft users, partners, customers, and thought leaders gathered over two days to participate in and facilitate inspiring keynotes, product highlights, breakout sessions, hands-on trainings, and more. Attendees learned to design, build, and manage integrations and APIs, and strategize on how to achieve their IT and business goals. In case you missed it, here’s our take on one of the most influential keynotes of the event.…
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June MuleSoft Meetup Recap: Insurance

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This summer, the NYC MuleSoft Meetup group met at the Salesforce Tower to focus on MuleSoft’s role in the Insurance space. Following a brief networking dinner of pizza and drinks, insightful presentations were delivered. Topics covered the caveats of implementing MuleSoft when your enterprise has complex requirements and structure, as well as how to inspire your API use cases from your goals instead of reactively from your needs. Highlights of the three talks at the…
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A Day In The Life: Gean Martinez

A Day in the Life

Job Title: Director, Data Technology & Strategy Start Date: December 2014 What is a fun fact or something interesting about yourself? I’ve played the guitar since I was 13 years old. What is your position at Silverline? I am the Director of Data Technology and Strategy. I manage a team of seven individuals who work on integration projects and lead efforts to enable strategic perspectives and approaches for our clients as it relates to data and…
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May MuleSoft Meetup Recap: Healthcare and Life Sciences

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On Thursday, May 2, 2019, the NYC MuleSoft Meetup Group gathered at the Salesforce Tower to discuss MuleSoft and its role in innovation for Healthcare and Life Sciences. This Meetup was the first of a planned series of sessions focused on these industries. Attendees mixed and mingled before the meeting started, bonding over beer, wine, and food. The Meetup broke down into three parts: Praveen Murugan, from Healthfirst, walked attendees through how they use MuleSoft…
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Tips and Tricks to Ace the MuleSoft Certified Developer Test

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So you’re ready to do it, huh — ready to take that test?! Of course you are. Maybe you reviewed our other post about why now is the time to become a MuleSoft Certified Developer, or maybe you’ve found a dream job and this will make you a stand-out candidate. No matter the motivation, it never hurts to prepare just a little more. Let’s take a dive into the magic of MuleSoft and get you…
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