I’m kinda busy with a bunch of things on my plate, but felt I had to chime in on the latest calls for a RESTful description language ala WADL. Aristotle’s response struck a chord; […] there isn’t much to describe; there aren’t any methods or signatures thereof to document, since access to resources is uniform… Read More »
The details are on my other weblog.
I made a comment on Pete Lacey’s latest in the “RIA” discussion that I wanted to reiterate here; how is that different than the bad old days when a site was developed for one particular browser?
So that whole “contract thang” has popped up again in the echo chamber. I’m going to pick on Steve Jones a little (more 8-), specifically something he says in his latest piece; Where I do disagree though is whether this is a good or a bad thing to have these camps. Now I’m clearly biased… Read More »
I’m absolutely thrilled that Tim has finally grokked REST. AFAIK, he’s the first die-hard Web services type with a strong public persona to realize REST’s (and the Web’s, of course) benefits over WS/SOA/RPC. Bravo, Tim! I’ve long thought that what was needed in this discussion was new perspectives on the relationship between REST and WS/RPC/etc…… Read More »
I’ve spent some time over the past couple of months helping Microsoft with RESTful issues for two (soon to be three, I hope) different groups there. One of those is the WCF team, and Omri has just reported on some of it. I’m not sure how much of my input (if any) made it into… Read More »