Why REST? by Aaron Skonnard
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As REST continues to grow in popularity, it’s important to stop and ask yourself why REST? REST is by no means a silver bullet but it does offer some advantages over traditional SOAP and WS-* architectures when it fits well into your scenario. There are
also times when SOAP makes more sense because it offers features and capabilities that REST cannot provide. In the end, REST and SOAP are different architectural styles, each with their own pros and cons. Come and learn when to choose one over the other and
why REST makes sense for many Web services.
This session is presented by Aaron Skonnard during Microsoft DevDays 2010 in The Hague in The Netherlands.