Stefan Tilkov makes a case for using REST for SOA showing how to implement tricky features like encapsulation, transactions, stateful communication, notifications, and security at the enterprise level
Paul Downey covers the risks of premature standardisation, partial implementations and open extensions, cloud computing lock-in, and formal activities vs lightweight open processes like open source.
Phillip Ghadir presents an application initially built using SOAP, WSDL, WS-*, and was later migrated to REST, Atom, and AtomPub, explaining the decisions made, the pitfalls and the lessons learned.
In this presentation, recorded at QCon, WSO2's CEO and WSDL co-inventor Sanjiva Weerawarana tries to address some of the truths, myths and lies surrounding the REST-vs.-WS-* debate.
Jim Webber explains the core concepts of message-oriented and resource-oriented web services, expresses his thorough dislike of WSDL, and shows an example of a RESTful workflow.
In this presentation, recorded at QCon London, Paul Downey talks about the Web, its architecture and its suitability for creating systems as opposed to the world of SOAP/WSDL-based Web services.
The Security Assertion Markup Language has emerged as the gold standard for building Cross-Domain SSO solutions and is a key technology in the domain of federated identity management.