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Robert Sayre: If you’re going to do RPC, have the courtesy to tunnel it through POST.

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Data has been lost.  This stuff matters.


Backpack, Google Accelerator, HTTP

As often happens, Sam Ruby saved me from wasting too much time idly browsing the web (no energy to work on more important stuff on Friday night) with his latest post: This Stuff Matters. Sam links to a post by Robert Sayre on the Google Accelerator...

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When in doubt, POST.

The original eBay Web services API is neither REST nor SOAP. It’s a bastardized version of REST, where you always POST to the same URI. (The verb is located inside the POST data, which is an XML document.)

Actually, this format has turned out to be ...

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Goodnight comb
And goodnight brush.
Goodnight nobody,
Goodnight mush.
And goodnight to the old lady whispering “hush”.

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FeedWordPress 0.97: one small increment for the revision number, one giant leap for the software

Huzzah! [FeedWordPress 0.97 is now available for download][1] (also in [zip format][2], if you’re in to that kind of thing). Enjoy, and please feel free to report any problems you have with the software or the documentation to me in the comments...

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Backpack, Google Accelerator, HTTP

As often happens, Sam Ruby saved me from wasting too much time idly browsing the web (no energy to work on more important stuff on Friday night) with his latest post: This Stuff Matters. Sam links to a post by Robert Sayre on the Google Accelerator...

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MVC and web apps: oil and water

Roll back the clock by two years. That’s before AJAX, before Web 2.0, before Rails. Where were we then? Well pondering whether MVC was really such a good idea after all. Continuing from there… What is MVC? For a long answer, the best...

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RPC in URIs is not REST

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Backpack, Google Accelerator, HTTP

As often happens, Sam Ruby saved me from wasting too much time idly browsing the web (no energy to work on more important stuff on Friday night) with his latest post: This Stuff Matters. Sam links to a post by Robert Sayre on the Google Accelerator...

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Do you think this URI smells RESTful?

Sam picks up on Anne: Notice that the URL contains a method name (getInfo) and query string containing the method parameters. This is NOT REST! This tallies with one of my current pet peeves, people who think you can look at a URI and say anything...

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[ControllerAction] and sane defaults

[Ed: For anyone who’s living under a bush Microsoft have released a CTP of the new ASP.NET MVC framework. ] I’m reluctant to get involved in this - but I feel like there’s another side to this story which is worth considering....

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[ControllerAction] and sane defaults

[Ed: For anyone who’s living under a bush Microsoft have released a CTP of the new ASP.NET MVC framework. ] I’m reluctant to get involved in this – but I feel like there’s another side to this story which is worth considering....

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FeedWordPress 0.97: one small increment for the revision number, one giant leap for the software

Update 2007-11-21: FeedWordPress 0.97 is now out of date. You can download the latest release — 0.991 at the time of this writing — from the project homepage . Huzzah! FeedWordPress 0.97 is now available for download (also in zip format , if...

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