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4.0 out of 5 stars Very Focused Book
Clearly explains the advantages of RESTful services and how they should be implemented. An inspiration to simplify is always refreshing.
Published on Nov. 8 2008 by J. Allen

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3.0 out of 5 stars Too focussed on protocol and not enough on development
I bought this book as a junior developer trying to learn how to better build restful web services. I did not find it insightful nor useful for building my first professional web service. The book seems to offer too much information on how the XML and HTTP protocols work and not enough on how to build restful web services in a maintainable, scalable, or secure way. In my...
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3.0 out of 5 stars Too focussed on protocol and not enough on development, Aug. 20 2014
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I bought this book as a junior developer trying to learn how to better build restful web services. I did not find it insightful nor useful for building my first professional web service. The book seems to offer too much information on how the XML and HTTP protocols work and not enough on how to build restful web services in a maintainable, scalable, or secure way. In my opinion, this book was written correctly for the incorrect audience.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Starting point for REST, Nov. 19 2009
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If you've been wondering about all of the recent talk about REST, this is the first book to start with.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Very Focused Book, Nov. 8 2008
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Clearly explains the advantages of RESTful services and how they should be implemented. An inspiration to simplify is always refreshing.
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