Designing HTTP Interfaces and RESTful Web Services

David Zuelke (02.Mar.2012 at 11:00)
Talk at ConFoo 2012 (English - UK)

Rating: 5 of 5

A lot of Web Services today claim to be RESTful APIs. But are they really? Do the URLs accurately identify resources? Are the powers of HTTP leveraged properly? What is "hypermedia", what is the Uniform Interface, and what is the secret behind the HATEOAS acronym that is so essential to the REST architectural style? This talk gives answers and guidelines using real-life examples.

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Rating: 5 of 5

02.Mar.2012 at 11:59 by Scott Moynes (1 comments)

Best description of hypermedia as used in API I've yet to see.

Rating: 5 of 5

02.Mar.2012 at 12:01 by Mathieu ROBIN (18 comments)

Very interresting and complete talk, thanks !

Rating: 5 of 5

02.Mar.2012 at 12:06 by Nicolas Fruit (2 comments)


Rating: 5 of 5

02.Mar.2012 at 12:27 by Mathieu Dumoulin (14 comments)

Complex but oh so entertaining and eye opening! Great job sir!

Rating: 5 of 5

02.Mar.2012 at 12:35 by JavaScript Montreal (13 comments)

The best technical talk I have seen so far. Speaker knows his subject thoroughly and explained the more difficult aspects of REST in great detail.

Rating: 5 of 5

02.Mar.2012 at 13:05 by Anton Nguyen (1 comments)

Great speaker! It was entertaining, informative, and thoroughly enjoyable.

Rating: 5 of 5

02.Mar.2012 at 13:59 by Seth May (26 comments)

Wow. Brilliant job. That was easily the most thorough discussion of the topic (REST) that I've ever seen. Don't change anything, and keep doing this talk.

Rating: 4 of 5

03.Mar.2012 at 23:30 by Anonymous

Good talk. Especially glad for the references to some good books for further reading.

Rating: 5 of 5

04.Mar.2012 at 14:26 by Guilherme Blanco (25 comments)

Great talk!
Explained in depth (and also in stages) how to apply good practices to design a powerful API.

Rating: 5 of 5

04.Mar.2012 at 21:09 by Felix-Etienne Trepanier (9 comments)

Loved it! Now I know that most APIs are not REST...and more importantly why...and why it matters!

Rating: 5 of 5

06.Mar.2012 at 11:37 by Pierre Voisin (27 comments)

That was sooo great! Information was very complete and well driven to the audience who's appreciated David's usual bits of humor.
To make it short: that was definitely one of my best experiences at Confoo this year, and maybe the best of them!

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