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Anypoint Exchange

Anypoint Exchange provides the benefit of being able to discover, share, and incorporate assets and resources into your applications. Anypoint Exchange helps you create API developer portals, view and test APIs, simulate data to APIs (Mocking Service), create assets, and use API Notebooks to describe and test API functions.

Get Started

  1. From the public Exchange, click an asset and view its description.

  2. Click Login to view a private Exchange for your organization.

  3. After you log in, click Public Portal in your organization to view public APIs available to anyone.

After you log into Exchange, you can create assets for APIs, connectors, templates, examples, API Notebooks, and custom assets.

Try APIs

  1. Click All Types > REST APIs and choose any API.

  2. Click the asset and notice how the API functions appear in the left navigation area. Exchange lets you view the functions in an API.

  3. Click a function and more information appears. At the right side of the screen, you can test the API by entering sample values to send to the API and get responses from the API.

Need More Information on an Asset?

Click the Helpful Links item in the left navigation area for links to documentation.

About Content

Exchange assets are accessible in Anypoint Studio (connectors, templates, and examples), API Manager (APIs and policies), and Runtime Manager (APIs), and you can publish APIs from Design Center to Exchange.

MuleSoft certifies its public content, and reviews and approves partner connectors. All private content is internal to an organization and not visible outside their organization. Customers are responsible for any private content they publish within their Exchange.

Content Types

Both the public and private content in Exchange can consist of the following kinds of elements:

  • Connectors - Packaged connectivity to an endpoint developed and deployed on Anypoint Platform with third-party APIs and standard integration protocols. Use connectors within your application’s flows to send and receive data using a protocol or specific API. Anypoint Studio comes with many bundled connectors, and Exchange has many more.

  • Templates - Packaged integration patterns built on best practices to address common use cases. You can add your information such as user credentials to complete the template’s use case or solution, and you can customize or extend templates as needed.

  • Examples - Applications that are ready to run in Anypoint Studio and demonstrate a use case or solution.

  • Policies - Configuration modules to extend the functionality of an API and enforce capabilities such as security.

  • REST APIs - A RAML file or OAS file that specifies an API. These APIs can be referenced by an HTTP Request connector to expose metadata to Anypoint Studio.

  • SOAP APIs - A WSDL file that specifies an API.

  • HTTP APIs - A placeholder for an endpoint for use by private Exchange users who want to manage the endpoint with API Manager.

  • API Spec Fragments - Also known as RAML fragments. A RAML document that has a version and an identifier, but is not in itself a complete RAML specification.

  • Custom - Custom assets provide descriptions and an optional file to explain aspects of your system, to provide instructional videos, or to describe product or organizational documentation.

Versions

This page applies to the current version, Exchange 2.

Documentation on Exchange 1 is at About Exchange 1 (Old Version). We encourage Exchange 1 users to migrate to Exchange 2.

The full version history is available in the Anypoint Exchange Release Notes.

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