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About Modules and Connectors

About Modules and Connectors

A module is a package of functionality for Mule. It can combine Event sources, perform operations and offer a number configurations, each of which may support a subset of operations.

Each Module can extend the runtime capabilities allowing users to configure connections to different services almost automatically.

Importantly, modules don’t have to have any Mule-specific code; they can simply be POJOs, Spring beans, Java beans, Groovy scripts, or web services containing the business logic for processing data. Components can even be developed in other languages such as Python, JavaScript, Ruby, and PHP. Mule’s catalog of components support the most commonly used Enterprise Integration Patterns.

Some examples of modules are the SalesForce Connector and the SAP Connector.

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