Ian Robinson discusses REST, WS-* and Implementing an SOA

Posted in Web Technologies, Project Management, Testing, Conferences on March 20, 2009


Ian Robinson discusses REST, WS-* and Implementing an SOA

Summary
In this interview from QCon San Francisco 2008, Ian Robinson discusses REST vs. WS-*, REST contracts, WADL, how to approach company-wide SOA initiatives, how an SOA changes a company, SOA and Agile, tool support for REST, reuse and foreseeing client needs, versioning and the future of REST-based services in enterprise SOA development.

Bio
Ian Robinson is a Principal Consultant with ThoughtWorks, where he specializes in the design and delivery of service-oriented and distributed systems. He has written guidance for Microsoft on implementing integration patterns with Microsoft technologies, and has published articles on business-oriented development methodologies and distributed systems design.

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Tags: Technologies, Interview, REST, Web Services, BDD, InfoQ, SOA, WS Standards, Specifications, QCon, WSDL, Service Design, Collaboration, WS-Policy, Agile in the Enterprise, QCon San Francisco 2008, WADL, Service Contracts, Organizational Patterns, Schematron