infovore + rest   17

last week: NoGIS (tecznotes)
"We’ve seen how Peak MHz capped the speed of verbs, but nouns continued to get cheaper to store and serve." This is all good, but that's a cracking sentence.
mikemigurski  gis  geo  maps  rest  mooreslaw  verbs  nouns 
april 2011 by infovore
micha's resty at master - GitHub
"Little command line REST interface that you can use in pipelines." Ooh. That looks nifty.
rest  bash  cli  curl  client  shell  script 
may 2009 by infovore
Justice Will Take Us Millions Of Intricate Moves
Leonard Richardson's talk from QCon, about REST, his work on Canonical's Launchpad and its web service, and some useful history for anyone wanting to contextualise web services as part of the web.
programming  history  development  web  api  webservices  rest  leonardr 
january 2009 by infovore
It's an HTTParty and Everyone Is Invited! // by John Nunemaker
"The other day I thought, wouldn’t it be nice if that pattern were wrapped up as a present for me (and others) to use? The answer is yes and it is named HTTParty." This is total awesome. Now I want to do more webservices hacks.
webservices  rest  socialweb  xml  json  ruby  gem  software  architecture 
august 2008 by infovore
"The general rule to take from this is “dont use modules to create namespaces in controllers that are also names of pre-existing constants from other class definitions”" Matt J with some useful tips for namespaced controllers. Also, Warren G.
controllers  programming  rails  rest  resources  thoughtbot 
july 2008 by infovore
Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life - Two Cardinal Sins of REST API Design: Lessons you can Learn from the NewsGator REST API
"If you are going to build a RESTful API, do it right. Your developers will thank you for it." Dare is right; the Newsgator REST API is very lacking, to say the least. When I used it, it even missed documented functionality.
rest  api  newsgator  rubbish  development  architecture  software  engineering  design 
june 2008 by infovore
PragDave: The RADAR Architecture: RESTful Application, Dumb-Ass Recipient
"I think there's a lot of merit in following a CRUD-based model for interacting with your application's resources. I'm not convinced all the hassle of bending dumb browser interactions into a REST-based set of verbs..."
rest  rails  rubyonrails  programming  development  architecture 
march 2007 by infovore
Riding Rails: Rails 1.2: Release Candidate 1
No ActiveResource, but still some interesting patches to the RESTful behaviour in responds_to. Also... the beginnings of multibyte UTF8 support, which is great.
rails  ruby  unicode  rest  utf8 
november 2006 by infovore
Pete Lacey’s Weblog :: The S stands for Simple
"I trust that the guys who wrote this have been shot. It’s not even internally consistent. And what’s with all this HTTP GET bindings. I thought GET was undefined."
rest  webservices  api  architecture  software 
november 2006 by infovore
REST Web Services
A new book for O'Reilly by Leonard Richardson and Sam Ruby, which looks fantastic - both in tone and in content. Almost certain to be essential reading when it's published.
rest  webservices  roa  oreilly  book  soap 
november 2006 by infovore
Refactoring to REST
So, by adding a few controllers, I cut the total number of actions by almost twenty. That’s a pretty big deal, because actions are like moving parts in a machine—the more there are, the more can go wrong.
rest  rails  rubyonrails  ruby  refactoring  development  patterns 
july 2006 by infovore REST on Rails
Matt Biddulph over at looks at making a RESTful website/app in Rails
rest  api  rubyonrails  ruby  rails  programming  development 
november 2005 by infovore How to Create a REST Protocol
Really good, simply explanation, of how to write REST protocols
REST  protocol  XML  HTTP  webservices  webdev 
march 2005 by infovore

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