Custom rate-limiting policy for OSB services

LimitSign

A rate limiting policy is a policy which you can configure so that certain clients can only make a certain amount of calls on your service. For example you can make it SLA based. Another benefit is that you can prevent clients to flood your service which requests which can overload a backend system. This could be accidental or it might be on purpose (DDOS attack). Most API platforms like Continue ReadingCustom rate-limiting policy for OSB services

Managing a simple Salesforce API using Anypoint platform.

APIManagement

In Part 1 we designed the API. In Part 2 we made the implementation and in Part 3 I will show you how you can manage the API. Lets get started. Our starting point is a deployed API which is publicly accessible. You can imagine you want at least some form of security for example a client-id en client-secret or IP whitelisting. Next to that you might want to make Continue ReadingManaging a simple Salesforce API using Anypoint platform.

Implementing a simple Salesforce API using Anypoint platform.

Implementation

In Part 1 we saw how you can easily design an API in Anypoint platform. In this next post I will show how to write an implemention of the API based on the design and how to deploy it to CloudHub. Let’s get started. Anypoint studio Start Anypoint studio and the File->New->MuleProject. The wizard opens up and you can then specify the name of the application. In my case Salesforce-API. Continue ReadingImplementing a simple Salesforce API using Anypoint platform.

Designing a simple Salesforce API using Anypoint platform.

RAML

Mulesoft offers an IPaaS platform in which you can design, document, implement, test, deploy, manage and consume API’s. In the next couple of blogs I will demonstrate how you can design a simple API using RAML, document and publish the API in Exchange. Then implement and deploy it and finally manage and monitor it. Lets get started. Prerequisite In the next set of blogs we will need a couple of Continue ReadingDesigning a simple Salesforce API using Anypoint platform.