Tag: Web Applications

Tag: Web Applications

Deprecating POST

Benjamin Carlyle has an interesting bit about the possibility of deprecating the HTTP POST method. I think most people who have thought deeply about RESTful architectures have had similar thoughts. GET, PUT and DELETE are all nicely idempotent, but POST is not. GET, PUT, and DELETE have clean, well defined semantics, but POST does not.

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Tag: Web Applications

Tag: Web Applications

Selenium

I finally got around to setting up Selenium and writing a few tests yesterday. I have been meaning to do that ever since Charlie pointed it out to me a few months ago. Man, I wish I hadn’t waited. Selenium is easily the best way to test a web app that I have every tried.

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Tag: Web Applications

Tag: Web Applications

Tag: Web Applications

Tag: Web Applications

Peter’s WOA Maxims — #17

Never provide representations of static resources by dynamic means. Or, serve anything you possibly can directly from a file on a local file system. There are several reasons for avoiding dynamic mechanisms whenever possible. The most obvious reason is that it is wasteful to generate the identical content repeatedly. If the resource never, or very

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Tag: Web Applications

Tag: Web Applications