Tag Archives: web services

Services Questions

I recently had a colleague ask me several questions about service oriented architectures and breaking monoliths apart. This is an area in which i have a good deal of experience so i decided to publish my answers here. What is a “service”? A “service” is a discrete bit of functionality exposed via well defined interface […]

RESTful Service Discovery and Description

There has been a great deal of discussion regarding RESTful web service description languages this week. The debate is great for the community but I think Steve Vinoski has it basically right never once — not even once — have I seen anyone develop a consuming application without relying on some form of human-oriented documentation […]