Sanjiva Weerawarana, one of the primary people responsible for the SOAP and WS-* specifications, defends them in an interview with InfoQ’s Stefan Tilkov: InfoQ: Interview with Sanjiva Weerawarana: Debunking REST/WS-*… Read more »
I know I’ve been dissing SOAP and WS-* quite a bit lately, but I can’t let this pass unnoticed. If Richard Monson-Haefel of all people can’t easily use one of… Read more »
Tim Bray responds to Elliotte Rusty Harold’s negative comments in this post: Hey Elliotte, I guess making friends and influencing people is for losers, right? The proof of the pudding,… Read more »
Elliotte Rusty Harolde wants everyone to submit comments on the proposed Java API for RESTful Web Services asking them to drop the whole idea: …there are some companies (Sun being… Read more »
SEOmoz | Web Developers: 13 Command Line Tricks You Might Not Know Via Cafe con Leche.
Kurt Cagle argues (and I tend to agree) that the current fashion for AJAX is likely to result in a lot of nasty, unmaintainable code that probably will be full… Read more »
To the horror of many developers Google is abandoning its SOAP Search API. Dave Megginson comments. Is this the beginning of the end for mashups and all the “Web 2.0”… Read more »
Presumably for the benefit of those who find the RFC hard to follow, Mark Pilgrim translates the HTTP response codes into toddler-speak: REST for toddlers.
The REST vs WS wars continue. Pete Lacey has an insightful post on RESTful Security, and a further clarification: Clarity Around Security.
More on SOA vs REST, XSD vs Relax-NG, etc. Pete Lacey says They can’t hear you. I think this is a realistic assessment of the current reality facing corporate developers.