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API's are for Humans, too - Enterprise Integration Patterns
Programmers are humans. APIs are interfaces for programmers. Autogeneration of interfaces for humans is an awful idea. Ergo, autogeneration of APIs (such as the infamous XSD+WSDL pair) is an awful idea.
article  blog  post  GregorHohpe  API  SOA  distributed  systems  software  engineering  process  Interface  interfaces  codegen  generation  transformation  critique  WSDL  IDL  XSD 
june 2007 by rafaeldff
Nelson's Weblog: tech / bad / whySoapSucks
Attack of the RESTafarians!!! (stupid geek humor aside, this is a short blog post by Nelson Minar acknowledging that choosing SOAP for the Google search API was a mistake; not much detail beyond here...)
blog  post  NelsonMinar  REST  WebServices  SOAP  distributed  systems  computing  ws-*  rant  advocacy  API  Google 
november 2006 by rafaeldff

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