How to design the perfect API (API series, part 2)

By Matteo Formica | Head of Integration Technologies on Dec 13, 2018

If you read my previous blog post on competing in the API economy, you probably have a feel for just how important APIs are in modern organisations. Implementing an API strategy will unlock internal assets and make you a competitive and relevant force to be reckoned with in our diverse and fast-changing tech landscape.

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Competing in the API economy (API series, part 1)

By Matteo Formica | Head of Integration Technologies on Nov 26, 2018

You're probably all too familiar with terms like 'digital transformation' or 'digital disruption'. There are endless concepts and trends behind these fancy words but you could say that they are 'a new way of developing, deploying and maintaining software'.

The vendors are changing how software products are made, and more importantly, they're changing how software is sold; there are new architectural styles (Reactive Manifesto and 12 Factor Applications, for example), and there are lots of new technologies in the mix: Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial intelligence (AI), Big Data, Responsive Web Apps, API Management, to name just a few.

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Submitting a question to Java Challenge UK

By Shaha Alam on May 23, 2018

A few weeks back, I decided to get involved in Java Challenge UK, by sitting on the competition’s jury panel. A bit of context: the Java Challenge is a gamified competition, with one league for professionals and one for students, that consists of multiple-choice questions. As part of the “jury duty”, I had the task of writing one of these questions. I decided to write my question around lambdas; read on to find out a little bit about why...

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Test your Java prowess with Infomentum!

By Infomentum on Apr 6, 2018


Technical expert Infomentum has partnered with IT education organisation EDITx to host the UK’s first Java challenge, launching on April 9, 2018.

The challenge will invite Java students and professionals alike to enter an online competition that pushes them to the limits of their Java mastery. They’ll compete in separate leagues, alongside their peers, so that everyone gets a fair chance in competing to be crowned UK Java Champion. With a jury of Java experts creating the questions and overseeing the process, it will be a hot competition!

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What's new at MuleSoft?

By Antonio Aliberti on Aug 4, 2017

If you read my last blog post on May's MuleSoft Summit, you'll remember that I told you I got a sneak peek at MuleSoft's roadmap.

Well, that functionality has now been released.

On July 29th, MuleSoft's Crowd release went live. It seemed like a long wait, but it was finally time to put my hands on the new Anypoint Exchange 2.0 and the completely new component, Design Center. Now that I've had a few days to take a look around at all of the new functionality, I'm rounding up my highlights below. 

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Microservices: everything you need to know (part 3)

By Matteo Formica | Head of Integration Technologies on May 25, 2017

Wait! Have you read part 1 and part 2? You’ll need to cover those out before reading on.

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MuleSoft in action: the lowdown on MuleSoft Summit 2017

By Antonio Aliberti on May 24, 2017

I'm an Integration Consultant and part of Infomentum's wider integration team. As well as being a MuleSoft trainer, I'm a certified MuleSoft developer and an Oracle SOA suite specialist.

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Microservices: everything you need to know (part 2)

By Matteo Formica | Head of Integration Technologies on May 18, 2017

I’m going to pick up from last week’s post when we discussed what microservices are, and looked at the alternative approach to microservices, aka the monolith. Make sure you read that before carrying on with part 2.

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Microservices: everything you need to know (part 1)

By Matteo Formica | Head of Integration Technologies on May 11, 2017

The discussion on microservices has exploded recently. It’s been heralded as the future. But is it really so new, or something more familiar than we think? Well, let’s start by setting the scene; what are microservices? Unfortunately, there is no universal and unique definition. In the most generic way possible, this is an “architectural style”, so it can be implemented in different flavours, and can be defined in many different ways.

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Search is your online sales assistant

By Infomentum on Feb 12, 2016

Author: Natalia Bazanova

Whether you have physical shops or not, your website is considered another shopfront, and customers will treat it that way. If you can't find something in a shop, you ask a sales assistant. But what about if you can’t find something on a businesses website? There's often no online shop assistant to ask for help. That's where your customers will turn to a powerful search function to find out what they need from you.

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