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XHTML-REST

The purpose of this presentation is to describe and justify a proposal for using microformants to constrain REST implementations.

Web Services: RPC vs. REST

Advantages of REST over RPC/SOAP

Challenges of REST

Discoverability
No standard way to find services
Interoperability
Too many incompatible ways to encode links, data
Extensability
What if your schema isn't 100% right?
Comprehensability
What the heck does "state transfer" mean?

Solution, Part I-A: XHTML

Solution, Part I-B: XHTML Microformats

Solution, Part II: Browser clients

Solution, Part III-A: Web as database

Solution, Part III-B: Web as database

Solution, Part III-C: Web as database

The 0.8% Solution for Web Services

Implications

Examples (TBD)

Examples - Records (TBD)

But Wait, There's More!

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rest-proposal-preso was last modified: Saturday, January 3rd, 2009

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