Web services

Sharing APIs in an organisation: challenges and pitfalls

4 June 2013

Sharing services and APIs can appeal to a desire to reduce duplication and improve development efficiency. It’s a worthy ambition though the journey there can be littered with costly traps for the unwary.

REST services may not have standards, but they should follow conventions

17 December 2012

REST is more of an architectural style than a set of standards. That said, a service should follow certain conventions if it is to be predictable and simple to work with.