Is REST for the weary? (or wary?)

Summary:Last week, Britton talked about the REST approach, based more on existing Web standards and protocols than newer Web services specifications coming out of standards bodies. IONA CTO Eric Newcomer shares his thoughts on the REST vs.

Last week, Britton talked about the REST approach, based more on existing Web standards and protocols than newer Web services specifications coming out of standards bodies. IONA CTO Eric Newcomer shares his thoughts on the REST vs. SOAP debate that is raging within Web services circles in a recent blog entry at WebServices.Org. While Eric is more in the SOAP camp, he adds that "it's a matter of finding the right tool for the right job." Stop making sense!






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Joe McKendrick is an author and independent analyst who tracks the impact of information technology on management and markets. Joe is co-author, along with 16 leading industry leaders and thinkers, of the SOA Manifesto, which outlines the values and guiding principles of service orientation. He speaks frequently on cloud, SOA, data, and... Full Bio

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