PHPNW10: David Zuelke: Designing HTTP URLs and REST Interfaces
A lot of Web Services today claim to be RESTful APIs. But are they really? Do the URLs form a logical hierarchy, and do they accurately identify resources? Are the powers of HTTP leveraged properly? What is hypermedia, 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.