Two Perspectives on HATEOAS

HATEOAS or “Hypermedia As The Engine Of Application State” is one of the core principles of REST and it essentially boils down to having links in the representations of your resources.  How to apply this…

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Scenarios for RESTful Web Services

The RESTful approach is very attractive for large scale integration scenarios that cross many organizational boundaries. This is because the constraints imposed by the REST principles emphasize interoperability and scalability. The constraint of uniform interfaces…

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Scenarios for SOAP WS-* Web Services

The SOAP WS-* approach provides a broad set of standards and specifications for quality of service features and also gives developers a lot of flexibility to define custom interfaces for the services that they wish…