Mulesoft Anypoint Platform – Running QUARTZ Scheduler Jobs

(republished on Cattle Crew)

The Java QUARTZ Job Scheduler framework is a common piece of software and can be found in many environments. Although the Mulesoft Anypoint Platform provides its own scheduling API, it is a common task to use the QUARTZ framework instead. Especially, if scheduling might be centralized among different applications and might . . . → Read More: Mulesoft Anypoint Platform – Running QUARTZ Scheduler Jobs

Mulesoft absolute path to files with ${app.home}

I just stumbled over the case that I needed an absolute path to a file inside of my Mulesoft deployment. As I do not know where the archive is going to be deployed and different stages for test, integration and production could be supported, environment based properties were not the best solution.

However, I . . . → Read More: Mulesoft absolute path to files with ${app.home}

OPC UA – Bridging Manufacturing and Enterprise IT

(republished on Cattle Crew)

Between the automation/manufacturing area and the enterprise information technology has been a disruption that is historically driven. Automation is closer to hardware so that the software evolved differently than software used on enterprise level. Moreover, it is easier to replace a business application than machines and controller in production lines. This . . . → Read More: OPC UA – Bridging Manufacturing and Enterprise IT

Exporting Song Titles from Google Play Music

I just had another moment that made me happy to be a software engineer. I was looking for a way to export artists and songs from a playlist contained in google play music. A short search on the web brought me to the solution. Running a short piece of javascript in chrome made it really . . . → Read More: Exporting Song Titles from Google Play Music

Mule ESB – The anatome of a flow

(republished on Cattle Crew Blog)

Mulesoft’s Anypoint Platform is an integration platform which is especially interesting for Java developers. It is based on the Spring framework and leverages Java technologies like CXF or JAXB which are well known Java software frameworks. Therefore, Java developers are able to get along with the platform fast.

As the . . . → Read More: Mule ESB – The anatome of a flow

Mobile Payment as a Chance for new Business Models

Digitalization is and has been a very hot topic for the last years. Current IT trends like Internet of Things, Mobile and Cloud drive innovation and, therefore, push new business models as well as IT support for business processes. Today, a technical foundation exists that supports businesses in a way that, technically, was not possible . . . → Read More: Mobile Payment as a Chance for new Business Models

Understanding the Past to Predict the Future

Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data and Business Intelligence (BI) are very hot topics at the moment everybody is talking about. All of these trends are interesting for themselves as they promise deeper insides into a business and therefore lead to better business decisions.

Internet of Things enables businesses to gather data and to control . . . → Read More: Understanding the Past to Predict the Future

3 Articles in the upcoming Business Technology Magazine

At the moment digitalization and IoT are taking off and belong to the hottest trends in information technology. Because of the experience OC has in Business Intelligence, Integration and Software Development we were able to publish 3 articles in the upcoming Business Technology, which is completely issued for the Internet of Things.

The . . . → Read More: 3 Articles in the upcoming Business Technology Magazine

iot-toolkit.net just went live

We have just gone live with our IoT focused website: http://iot-toolkit.net/

The purpose of the website is to collect articles, talks and other information with a strong IoT background and to give interested persons a focused overview over the topics.

Enjoy reading:-)

Jax 2015 slides are available: Bedeutung von Integrationsarchitekturen im Zeitalter von Mobile, IoT und Cloud

The slides of the talk Sven Bernhardt and I gave at Jax 2015 in Mainz, Germany, are now available on slideshare.

Bedeutung von Integrationsarchitekturen im Zeitalter von Mobile, IoT und Cloud from OPITZ CONSULTING . . . → Read More: Jax 2015 slides are available: Bedeutung von Integrationsarchitekturen im Zeitalter von Mobile, IoT und Cloud