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RESTful Web Services Cookbook: Solutions for Improving Scalability and Simplicity

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While the REST design philosophy has captured the imagination of web and enterprise developers alike, using this approach to develop real web services is no picnic. This cookbook includes more than 100 recipes to help you take advantage of REST, HTTP, and the infrastructure of the Web. You'll learn ways to design RESTful web services for client and server applications that ...more
Paperback, 316 pages
Published March 11th 2010 by Yahoo Press (first published 2010)
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Michael Koltsov
This book is a great collection of recipes to cook your web services. Unfortunately it's a bit outdated, but from my perspective most of its parts are still relevant. It's sort of a book that's easy to read and easy to comprehend, i would recommend it to anyone who strives to build robust and scalable web apps.

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Charles
This book is an excellent resource for anyone designing or building a RESTful web API! It is extremely well written and concise considering the amount of material covered. The overall layout and flow of the book is surprisingly good too, considering it takes a "cookbook" style format. I ended up reading it cover to cover, re-referencing items as needed. The choice of topics covered are very well thought out too, and the descriptions of the problems and solutions in each topic are just as good. I ...more
Artur Gadelshin
This one is a very useful book, which describe pragmatic REST concept.
Dave
My experience with this book was similar to that described in Charles Bihis' review. I also read it cover to cover, and have found it useful for foundational reference. I highly recommend this introduction to RESTful web services for software engineers.
Carlos
Dec 01, 2011 Carlos rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: software engineers
Recommended to Carlos by: colleague
I'm still reading this, but I think this should be essential reading for anyone writing or designing a remote API.
Brett Dargan
practical advice, good rationale.
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