xml.com just posted a a nifty article by Joe Gregario titled How to Create a REST Protocol. Right along side it are articles from Bob DuCharme on using XSLT to access [RESTful] web services and Mike Dierken on a RESTful […]
Adam Bosworth‘s excellent ISOC’04 talk has inspired some apparently-indignant comment. But his recent post rubs me the wrong way. There’s a pretty common conversational pattern that emerges in the RDF vs. XML discussions stemming from the fact that the RDF […]
The last time I was out in California for work, my coworkers ganged up on me… “You just have to try IntelliJ. It’s so good. Check out this and this and that and the-other. It’s heaven.” I bit the bullet […]
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Yesterday I found out about the Amazon Web Services Simple Queue Service (beta), which is an Amazon-provided generic web service, available with both SOAP and “REST” interfaces. Unfortunately, the nature of the “REST” interface is along the lines: GET http://webservices.amazon.com/some/cgi?operation=[procedure-name]&subscriberId=[foo]&[other […]
Time for a pumpkin beer… As I didn’t get around to doing it until All Hallows Eve itself, Odd’ suggested the one-day-appropriate name Ale Hallows Eve. @prefix : http://asynchronous.org/ns/2004/homebrewing#. @prefix hb: :. @prefix rdfs: http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#. @prefix foaf: http://xmlns.com/foaf/0.1/. @prefix dc: […]
Ob-pics of the lunar eclipse. Done with an 8″ exposure around 2.5f on a Canon PowerShot G1.
A couple of weeks ago, oddmonster and I took a trip along a different section of the Winooski — putting in at the bottom of the Bolton dam, and taking out at the Community Green in Richmond, VT. Oddmo tells […]
The appearance of Google’s desktop footprint is significant for two reasons. The minor reason is that it’ll be useful. The major reason is that it validates the local-web-server + browser-UI approach to applications.
Yesterday Bloglines announced their API, which is a RPC/REST interface to their core functionality: unread message count, subscribed feeds / items and blogrolling. While the service URL is http://rpc.bloglines.com/<whatever>, they’re also using HTTP rather directly, specifically in terms of authentication […]