I have read somewhere that ROA (Resource Oriented Architecture) is SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) with specific constraints added. SOA is the abstract concept of combining discrete pieces of ...
Recently I have started using a new(to me) paradigm for web services. I use the controller to accept JSON strings sent over POST, process it and return JSON strings. GET, PUT, DELETE and other methods ...
From my understanding of REST, the implicit assumption is that all operations are CRUD operations. Sometimes, you are not doing CRUD operations and are doing some more complex logic. In this case, is ...
We already have a WCF API with basichttpbinding. Some of the calls have complex objects in both the response and request. We need to add RESTful abilities to the API. at first I tried adding a ...
I'm building an ajax heavy application (client-side strictly html/css/js) which will be getting all the data and using server business logic via webservices. I know REST seems to be the hot topic but ...
I am writing a desktop application in Java which will allow clients to authenticate to a server with their credentials, and afterwards view and manipulate some data (orders, invoices, employees etc.) ...
This question is inspired by this one. What was the initial goal of inventing SOAP? Why was it invented when we had old kind HTTP and REST?
As far as I can see consuming SOAP requires a SOAP stack, so it is harder for your clients to consume i.e. they need to ensure that they have a SOAP stack in place that formats the POST data and the ...
We need to create an API to our system. How do I convince my boss that REST is a better option than SOAP (or XML-RPC)? I say REST is... easier to implement and maintain not much new to learn -- ...
Considering that more and more Web Services are implementing a RESTful interface, I am wondering what the future of SOAP will be? I'm looking for any kind of papers, statistics, articles or ...