When REST isn’t good enough

Posted: December 03, 2012 Comments

When REST isn’t good enough.

1.5 million API requests surely gives you some authority on what you consider best practice. This is a neat article outlining how one company found that REST didn’t quite work for them in the following categories:

  • Security
  • Platform Support
  • Backwards Compatibility

They also take some time to outline what the drawbacks to their approach are that may have not been an issue had they gone with REST. There’s a neat pros and cons list to check out here.

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