Mule 4 Kernel – IntelliJ IDEA

Mule 4 Kernel – IntelliJ IDEA

ceived lately a lot of questions regarding Community Edition of Mule ESB in version 4. Therefore I have decided to write a couple of articles about this . First of all MuleSoft has rebranded community version into the Mule 4 Kernel. In this article I had in mind to show, how to write a simple application using IntelliJ IDEA community IDE. However this is impossible yet. You will see only how to setup Kernel runtime and what is going on with IntelliJ plugin for newest Mule Runtime. In the next article I will use Anypoint Studio instead.

Reuse driven by DataType

Raml 1.0 introduces new concept called DataType.  This fragment is used to declare type in a separate yaml file. This is not just a simplification of JSON schema to conform raml/yaml. It also brings simple improvements and syntax sugar that allows to write types in more concise form. And therefore more readable. In this article we will look at how to define own data types and reuse them in API and its implementation