Speaker: Mr.Antony Alappatt
17 Oct 2013 : REST (REpresentational State Transfer) is a simple stateless architecture that generally runs over HTTP.REST is often used in mobile applications, social networking Web sites, mashup tools and automated business processes. The REST style emphasizes that interactions between clients and services is enhanced by having a limited number of operations. Flexibility is provided by assigning resources with their own unique universal resource indicators (URIs). REST is an “architectural style” that basically exploits the existing technology and protocols of the Web, including HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol) and XML. REST is simpler to use than the well-known SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) approach. The talk addressed at a very conceptual level REST architecture and its salient points.