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A RESTful Interface

Mark Mzyk | September 28, 2008

Recently I finished reading Tim Bray’s On Search series to enhance my own personal knowledge of search, since I frequently work on search applications.

I’ve also been following the various discussions and arguments on REST that seem to frequently flair up, although I’m lurking more for knowledge than contributing anything to what is being said.

It seems to me, based on my limited knowledge of REST, that Tim Bray describes a perfectly RESTful Interface when he talks about how he envisions a search API being designed, although he never mentions REST.

Very worth the read, as it provides a concrete example of what a RESTful interface can look like, which I find helpful so that I don’t drown in abstract details and descriptions.