Replace RESTful APIs with JSON-Pure

Michael S. Mikowski, May 08, 2016
Commentary by Stephen Downes

If you're not coding websites and web applications, this post is not for you. But for the rest of us, it's interesting to look at the evolving world of web applications development (formerly known as 'web pages'). "The primary goal is to provide the best possible user experience for modern SPAs (Single Page Applications). Certainly the practices shown below are nothing new or revolutionary. You will see echoes of SOAP, JSON RPC, JSON API, JSend, JSON LD and Hydra in the recommendations." See also: RESTful APIs - the big Lie, and Thoughts on JavaScript, CoffeeScript, Node.js, and JSON-LD.

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