Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Enterprise Integration (May 16 to May 22). Here they are, in order of popularity:
Oracle v. Google holds that copying the Structure, Sequence, and Organization of the Java APIs is a copyright violation. And a copyright violation is not just the act of copying, but also applies to all the intermediate parties that have a copy of the work.
I've used this handy Eclipse plugin for years. But very few of my colleagues were aware of it. It is very handy for generation of UML class diagrams from your code, It is also invaluable for analyzing of existing design.
As a successful API designer, it will no longer suffice to think about all sorts of object-oriented aspects of your API, you will now also need to consider functional aspects of it.
This blog post expresses my personal thoughts about some best(?) practices that will help you when dealing with Rest API.
One tool we’ve enjoyed using for basic ETL these days is Apache Camel. Camel is an extremely feature-rich Java data integration framework for wiring up just about anything to anything else. And by anything I mean anything: file system, databases, HTTP, search engines, twitter, IRC, etc.