REST has been coined over 10 years ago, but in recent years it's really taken off. Although many systems claim to be RESTful, while in reality they're not. In this talk we'll be discussing what being 'RESTful' really means and where the benefits lie. Besides the usual advocacy, we're taking a pragmatic stance. We'll take you through the process of building a real REST service and providing an approach that works for most of your use-cases.