Note: On June 30, 2022, this certification exam was retired. Existing certifications remain valid for their full 2 years.
A MuleSoft Certified Developer – Integration Professional should have extensive, real-world MuleSoft development experience and be able to develop and provide technical leadership on complex Anypoint Platform integration projects. The MCD – Integration Professional (Mule 3) exam validates that a developer has the required knowledge and skills to:
- Create and configure flows, subflows, and flow processing strategies for reusability and performance.
- Select and use appropriate types of transformers and modules to persist data and write MEL expressions to access and modify messages.
- Write DataWeave expressions to transform data.
- Control message content, flow, and processing by selecting and implementing appropriate connectors, routers, scopes, and filters.
- Design and implement comprehensive error handling strategies for applications.
- Implement and consume REST and SOAP web services.
- Create and use custom Java components.
- Use JUnit and MUnit to test Mule applications.
- Configure and deploy Mule applications to CloudHub and/or single or clusters of customer-hosted Mule runtimes.
- Format: Multiple-choice, closed book, proctored, online
- Length: 100 questions
- Duration: 120 minutes (2 hours)
- Pass score: 80%
- Language: English
You can no longer purchase this exam.
The certification expires two years from the date you pass the exam.
The exam validates that you can perform the following tasks.
- Explain basic MuleSoft implementation and design concepts.
- Track data movement through an application.
- Identify when to use and use flow variables and session variables.
- Write Mule expressions.
- Define Mule properties and create properties files.
- Create and configure inbound and outbound HTTP endpoints.
- Use HTTP and HTTPS.
- Define HTTP content-type and explain its effect on browser types.
- Use flows, sub-flows, and flow references.
- Explain the differences between inbound and outbound endpoints.
- Configure flow processing strategies.
- Code and test exchange patterns (including request-response and one-way).
- Test Mule applications using JUnit and MUnit cases.
- Send a Mule message from a test class to a Mule application.
- Use splitters, aggregators, and multicast routers.
- Use the For-each scope.
- Use filters.
- Debug flows and expression handlers.
- List the different exception strategies that are available.
- Use exception strategies and explain how they affect flows and sub-flows.
- Change and return a message from an exception strategy.
- Configure global application exception handling.
- Use routers (including First Successful and Until Successful) to handle potential error conditions.
|Transformations with DataWeave
- Write DataWeave scripts to convert JSON, XML, and Java data structures to different data structures and data types.
- Use DataWeave operators.
- Define and use custom data types.
- Apply correct DataWeave syntax to coerce data types.
- Apply correct DataWeave syntax to format strings, numbers, and dates.
- Call Mule flows from a DataWeave script.
- Call global MEL functions from a DataWeave script.
- Implement REST services with GET, POST, PUT, and DELETE methods.
- Use annotations on REST methods to create unique signatures.
- Create REST clients and working with dynamic endpoints.
- Publish and consume SOAP messages.
- Use CXF interfaces to create service definitions.
- Extend interfaces to create CXF implementations.
- Configure and use batch processing.
- Use the Cache Scope to store and reuse frequently called data.
- Create and manage caching strategies.
- Use Enrichers to enhance a Mule message.
- Explain the general concepts and benefits of building Mule clusters.
- Manage runtime clusters.
- Use queues to distribute application flows for processing in clusters.
- Describe how clustering supports various Mule transport mechanisms.
- Deploy applications to customer-hosted Mule runtimes.
- Deploy applications to CloudHub.
- Organize Spring properties and Spring property file configuration.
- Create and test Java custom components and integrating them into flows.
- Use advanced Java concepts to invoke service calls for passing Mule messages.
- Create custom filters with Java.
- Configure Java components to be prototypes or singletons.
- Use the default entry point resolver with Java components.
|Connectors and transports
- Configure and use Database connectors.
- Explain how Database inbound and outbound endpoints differ and their limitations.
- Configure JMS connectors for two-way communications, temporary queues, and object serialization over transports.
- Use back channels and creating two-way communication through JMS connections.
- Describe how JMS uses correlation IDs.
- Use VM Transport to control how messages are sent and received by components in a system.
- Use VM Transport for communication between Mule flows.
- Explain queue usage with VM Transport and configuration structure.
- Configure and use File and FTP connectors.
- Explain transaction management.
- Identify which endpoints support transactions.
- Manage and configure resource transactions for inbound and outbound messages.
- List the various transaction types and usage techniques.