Presentation: Google Data API (GData)

by Dave West Follow 3 Followers on  Apr 24, 2009 1

Frank Mantek discusses the Google Data API (GData) including decisions to use REST rather than SOAP technology, how the API is used, numerous examples of how GData has been used by clients, and future plans for evolving the API. A discussion of how GData facilitates Cloud Computing concludes the presentation.


Google Base vs. Microsoft's Astoria

by Jonathan Allen Follow 612 Followers on  Jul 25, 2007 1

Dare Obasanjo has done a comparison of two new protocols for access database style data via HTTP. These protocols, based on REST, are the Google Base and Microsoft's Astoria.

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