• IAP: Fast, Versatile Alternative to HTTP

    by Jakob Jenkov on  Feb 02, 2016

    Jakob Jenkov's organization has analyzed the modern application stack, including high level architectures, concrete technologies like databases, query languages, messaging, distributed computing models, & network protocols, and constructed the next gen alternative to HTTP. IAP is the resulting emerging standard protocol, and ION the high speed alternative to JSON and Protocol Buffers.

  • Next Generation Session Management with Spring Session

    by Adib Saikali on  Nov 10, 2015 8

    Spring Session makes it easy to write horizontally scalable cloud applications, offload session state into specialized external session stores, and take advantage of current technologies such as WebSockets. This article takes a deep dive into using Spring Session to maximize these benefits, avoiding the limitations of traditional session management employed by enterprise Java

  • Randy Shoup and Andrew Phillips Answer Questions on Microservices

    by Abel Avram on  Apr 26, 2015

    Following the online webinar "Exploring the Uncharted Territory of Microservices" organized by XebiaLabs, which we covered in The Benefits of Microservices, Randy Shoup and Andrew Phillips answered a number of questions on microservices asked by participants.

Resource-Oriented Architecture: Information, Not Containers

Posted by Brian Sletten on  May 03, 2010

New technologies are emerging to make it easier to encode extractable content on the Web. This article focuses on how producers can increase the machine-processability of the documents they produce.

Resource-Oriented Architecture: Resource Metadata

Posted by Brian Sletten on  Jan 22, 2010

Brian Sletten discusses the benefits of REST, what a resource is, associating metadata with a resource, the pitfalls of common models of resource metadata, SPARQL, RDF, RDF triples, and querying RDF. 6

Resource-Oriented Architecture: The Rest of REST

Posted by Brian Sletten on  Dec 03, 2009

Brian Sletten discusses REST architecture, SOAP and WS-*, Semantic Web, URLs as IDs, URIs and URNs, freedom of form, logically-connected late-binding systems, HATEOAS, and the impact of Semantic Web. 19

Encrypting the Internet

Posted by Satyajit Grover Xiaozhu Kang Michael Kounavis andFrank Berry on  Sep 22, 2009

The authors, from Intel, offer a three pronged approach to providing secure transmission of high volume HTML traffic using CPU instructions and a novel RSA algorithm to significantly reduce costs. 5

RESTful HTTP in practice

Posted by Gregor Roth on  Aug 18, 2009

Gregor Roth RESTful HTTP architecture and design, common URI naming, Uniform interface interactions, when to use PUT or POST, how to support non-CRUD operations, and more. 12

The First Few Milliseconds of an HTTPS Connection

Posted by Jeff Moser on  Jul 27, 2009

What exactly happens when an HTTPS connection is established? This article analyzes the data exchanged between the browser and the server, down to the byte, in order to set up a secured connection. 12

Simple JAVA and .NET SOA interoperability

Posted by Paul Hammant Ian Cartwright ThoughtWorks Inc on  May 12, 2006

.NET and Java interop can be made really simple using a REST document centric approach. This article demonstrates REST for interop as well as POST-REST. 4