These days, every Enterprise/best practice REST API is a proprietary and non-standard half implementation of SOAP.
Mike Amundsen discusses two major themes that affect many developers today: the Object-Oriented programming style (OOP) and Representational State Transfer architectural style (REST).
REST is rather vague about many of the specifics of its implementation
| April 18, 2014
Where so many developers run into trouble with HATEOAS, and by extension all of REST, is when they try to automate HATEOAs.
| December 23, 2012
Have we really solved the coupling problem by moving to REST?
| December 6, 2012
With hypermedia-based discovery, any client can determine what any resource can do for it simply by following hyperlinks. The API is the bookmark, which never changes.
| October 28, 2012
With RESTful service discovery, each representation contains all the metadata you need. Find out how it works.
| October 12, 2012
We have a lightweight architectural approach to build distributed applications that brings together the best of SOA, REST, and Cloud.
| October 10, 2012
SOA architects are turning toward REST as a lightweight alternative to Web Services.