Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Enterprise Integration Zone (July 11 to July 17). Here they are, in order of popularity:
Over the past several years JSON has become the darling of service message standards. These days you are shunned if you offer a SOAP service. The more I use JSON service though the more I question if they are really the answer.
Fabric is a relatively new and very promising technology that enables organisations to deploy and manage in a repeatable and controllable way middleware components or long running Java programs running on Cloud like infrastructure.
Catering to the least common denominator: In the conference application we have been playing with, DaysController creates and returns the days available for a conference. The functionality needed for DaysController is dead simple. On the other hand TalksController has a lot more functionality.
Implementing a RESTful approach requires painstaking assembly without REST tooling. Java JAX-RS and API Management infrastructure reduce the learning curve, increase API adoption and decrease development effort by simplifying API creation, publication, and consumption.
In the last article we were discussing about recursive bounds on type parameters. We saw how recursive bound helped us to reuse the vehicle comparison logic.