CORBA Guru Steve Vinoski on REST, Web Services, and Erlang

Posted in Development, Web Technologies, Conferences on June 22, 2008


CORBA Guru Steve Vinoski on REST, Web Services, and Erlang

Summary
In this interview, recorded at QCon San Francisco 2007, CORBA Guru Steve Vinoski talks to Stefan Tilkov about his appreciation for REST, occasions when he would still use CORBA and the role of description languages for distributed systems. Other topics covered include the benefits of knowing many programming languages, and the usefulness of of Erlang to build distributed systems.

Bio
Steve Vinoski is a member of technical staff at Verivue, a startup in Westford, MA, USA. Recognized as one of the world's leading experts on CORBA, he was previously chief architect and Fellow at IONA Technologies for a decade, and prior to that held various software and hardware engineering positions at Hewlett-Packard, Apollo Computer, and Texas Instruments.

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Tags: Technologies, Interview, Erlang, REST, Web Services, InfoQ, SOA, WS Standards, CORBA, WSDL, Languages