Designing RESTful Web Services

Moderated by: Erik Wright
Location: Sierra H Level:
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)

RESTful web services are those that take full advantage of the conventions and features of underlying standards such as HTTP, URI, and XHTML. Good web citizens, RESTful web services play well with web servers, browsers, proxies, search engines, and other HTTP agents through the correct use of headers, verbs, response codes, and markup.

On the surface, this is straightforward. After all, HTTP gives us four verbs and a simple hierarchical URL structure to work with, hardly enough rope to get into real trouble. But sometimes creativity can be required in order to achieve all of our requirements while respecting the principals of REST.

This session is for REST practitioners (and those curious about REST) to discuss best practices for designing and implementing RESTful web services. In particular, we hope to discuss strategies for:

  • access control
  • query interfaces
  • caching
  • search engine optimization
  • internationalization
  • 3Tera, Inc
  • Ascentium
  • Awareness
  • HiveLive, Inc.
  • ImageSpan
  • Jive Software
  • Juniper Networks
  • Kapow Technologies
  • Keynote Systems
  • LithiumTechnologies
  • Nokia
  • nomee
  • Qtask
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • Remy
  • TamTamy
  • Vignette
  • Yola (fka SynthaSite)
  • Znak
  • IBM
  • eBay
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Adobe Systems, Inc.
  • EffectiveUI
  • Germany Trade & Invest
  • NeuStar
  • ONEsite

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