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In Flow: The Mura Blog

Tips and tricks to help create Flow in your workday, whether you're a Developer, Marketer or Content Manager. 

Now Available: Immutable Mura 7.1

The release of Mura 7.1 is the fruition of a vision for Mura as a modern platform that not only provides a way to effectively create and manage the digital experience, but  one that helps developers thrive.

Evolve Your Game: The API-Led Path to Development Freedom

API-led development is a mindset and methodology which will make your projects more robust and reliable, reducing the friction of managing even the largest projects. We believe strongly in the concept of “Flow”, of structuring your development in a way that maximizes your performance while minimizing the distractions and worry of failure that inevitably arise. API-led development is an important step in achieving it.

By Grant Shepert
Evolve Your Game: Following the Leaders

API-led development is a mindset that takes control away from the application and hands it back to the developer. It used to be that the application defined the bulk of the requirements. UI, platform, migration, future-proofing, deployment and lifecycle. By thinking API-first, a lot of that simply goes away.

By Grant Shepert
Duct Tape, Bubble Gum, and WordPress

These days it's hard to get very far, when considering a new site launch or refresh, without coming across WordPress. Which is no surprise, considering it powers almost a third of the internet.

What is surprising is how often it's considered for larger organizations, especially when security and compliance with regulations like the GDPR can create significant risk.

By Sean Schroeder
Mura: Staying in the Loop

Avenues for learning about Mura are more prevalent than ever, with an unprecedented array of options for following announcements, taking part in community discussions, and keeping apprised of important product updates.

By Michael Evangelista
Preparing for GDPR with Mura

In this post, we explain what the GDPR is, how it impacts you, what implications it might present for doing business in the United States, as well as the Eurozone, and how Mura will help you maintain compliance.

By Sean Schroeder
[Webinar] Mura Translations: Finding Flow in Localization

Managing a multilingual website can be daunting, with challenges in maintaining the website, streamlining the translation of content, and dealing with the long-term requirements associated with these tasks. In this webinar, host Grant Shepert will demonstrate the ways those problems are handled by the Mura Translations plugin.

MuraCon 2018 Conference in Review

MuraCon is the only conference dedicated to the Mura platform. Muracon 2018 was held at the Sheraton Grand in downtown Sacramento, on April 5 & 6, preceded by a sold out day of pre-conference training.

By Sean Schroeder
[Podcast] The Docker Revolution for Faster Development

Docker Captain and MuraCon 2018 keynote speaker Bret Fisher joins host Michaela Light on the CF Alive! podcast to talk about the ways that Docker containers have revolutionized much of how we build, ship, and run software, and the key benefits for choosing to deploy applications on the Docker toolset.

MuraCon 2018 is almost here!

We're only a few days away from the start of this year's MuraCon conference, bringing together development, user experience and marketing professionals, as well as the entire blueriver team, for an action-packed two-day summit. 

How Storytelling Soft Skills Can Create Better User Experiences in Technical Careers

Business storytelling in the digital world is like programming code: The cleaner it is the better the user experience. Park Howell from The Business of Story explains why the power of person-to-person communication is much more than a “soft skill”.

By Park Howell
Contain yourself – literally. You can't avoid Docker, K8s for long

Do you remember those guys that invented virtualization, founded a company, got rich and lived happily ever after, remembered fondly by all? Well, that’s almost the story of VMware. But we might see a different story with some of the people behind Docker.

[Webinar] Storytelling: Digital's Most Disruptive Hack

Wise business executives, content marketers, developers, and programmers understand that clarity is king in every aspect of their digital careers. And they use story to hack through the clutter, rise above the noise and be heard.

Join Park Howell from the Business of Story in this webinar that will show why storytelling is much more than a marketing buzzword. Learn how to use this critical human skill to cut through the digital noise with your code, content and career.

Conversations with MuraCon Keynote Speaker Bret Fisher

Bret Fisher is a widely-respected Docker authority, instructor and administrator with a deep knowledge of both the Docker platform and the underlying Docker story. As a prelude to Bret's keynote address and half-day workshop at MuraCon 2018, blueriver has facilitated a couple of quality conversations with the renowned Docker Captain.

By Michael Evangelista
[Webinar] Interfacing with Humans: Communication Hacks to Boost Your Dev Career

Do you ever try talking to non-developers but only get blank states? For devs like you, it sometimes can feel like you speak a totally different language from everyone else in the enterprise.

MuraCon Keynote Announced! Park Howell from the Business of Story

As this year's keynote speaker at MuraCon 2018, The Business of Story's Park Howell will show us how using the power of story to communicate what you make happen as a Wisdom Worker can advance your personal and professional missions further, faster.

Join Us for MuraCon 2018

Make plans now to attend MuraCon 2018, to be held April 4 - 6 in historic downtown Sacramento! The 2018 conference schedule is filling up fast with informative, insightful presentations from some of the industry's most talented Digital Experience experts and Mura Platform professionals, on two dedicated tracks spanning two full days.

Mura Demystified: Mura.js, Now and Then()

Integrate Mura-specific functionality with any page, CFML or otherwise, using the power of Mura.js. Invoke ORM objects, perform jQuery-like searches through the DOM, or chain a number of functions using then() for promises. Grant Shepert shows how in the latest Mura Demystified blog post.

By Grant Shepert
Designing Great Experiences for Your Audience and Your End-Users

When it comes to delivering online content, clarity is key. Even when every aspect of a page is built with good intentions, too much of a good thing can be just that. Emily Drumm from Global Cloud illustrates common UX problems from the end user's point of view, along with some surprisingly simple solutions for streamlining both design and the management of content.

[Webinar] Mura.js and Vue.js: A Love Story

Learn how to utilize Mura.js and the Vue JavaScript framework to create an interactive site that "talks" to Mura's JSON API in this free, online webinar presented by blueriver.