Ben Christensen describes Netflix API's evolution to a web service platform serving all devices and users, the challenges met in operations, deployment, performance, fault-tolerance, and innovation.
Kyle Boon reviews 3 frameworks for building RESTful WS- Grails, Dropwizard and Ratpack-, comparing their code readability, maintainability, deployment, metrics collection, scalability and testability.
Bobby Warner discusses the pros and cons of the available options that Grails developers have for creating RESTful APIs.
Siva Jagadeesan on how to build good web APIs using Resource Oriented Architecture (ROA) and Clojure, showing how to build one with Clojure.
Paul Downey explains what they did to redirect all traffic from DirectGov and Business Link to gov.uk, along with the tools, techniques and testing involved for the operation to succeed.
Rickard Oberg explains how to expose use-cases to solve the linking problem in RESTful APIs, and how this will simplify both API development, documentation, as well as client development.
Mike Amundsen describes the ALPS standard, a way to define the data and workflow details for a Web application and apply these details consistently regardless of the media type in use.
OpenStack Extensions: Challenges and Lessons Learned in the Development and Governance of Extensible REST Services
Jorge Williams shares some of the challenges and lessons learned while adding extensions to OpenStack.
Mark Little provides advice on when it is not recommended to use transactions and how to use transactions with Web Services, NoSQL, REST and mobile infrastructures.