Restful Web Services (Leonard Richardson, et al)

 
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Restful Web Services (Leonard Richardson, et al)

You have created websites that others can use. Can you, however, also create websites that are accessible to machines? RESTful Web Services teaches you how to do that since that is where the future is.

The World Wide Web has historically been the most widely used distributed application, and Web services and mashups have made it a potent platform for distributed computing. Today's web service technologies, however, have forgotten the ease of use that helped the Web become so popular. They don't function the same as the Web and are losing out on its benefits.

Web services are given their "Web" back in this book. It demonstrates how you can utilize the day-to-day technology you already use to connect to the programmable web. The architectural design that powers the Web, REST, is the key.

The REST design principle is applied to actual web services for the first time in this book. It lays out the tools you'll need to convert your design into functional code and the best practices you'll need to make your design successful. If you work with the Web rather than against it, you may harness its potential for programmable applications. This book demonstrates how.

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About the Authors
The author of the Ruby Cookbook (O'Reilly) and other open source libraries, notably Beautiful Soup, is Leonard Richardson (http://www.crummy.com/). He was born in California and now resides in New York.
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Published Date / Year
First Edition edition (May 15, 2007)
License(s)
CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
Hardcover
316 pages
eBook Format
HTML, PDF, ePub, Mobi (Kindle), Daisy, etc.
ISBN-10
0596801688
ISBN-13
978-0596529260

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