Designing HTTP URLs and REST Interfaces

Speaker : David Zuelke

Date : Saturday 9th October
Time : 15:00
Location : Track 2

Slides : Designing HTTP Services and RESTful Interfaces on SlideShare

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.