The Java Zone is brought to you by Stormpath—offering a pre-built identity API for developers. Easily build powerful user management, authentication, and authorization into your web and mobile applications. Check out this tutorial to build a simple web app with Spring Boot and Spring Security in 15 minutes.
Ruby on Rails did a lot to bring REST to developers, but its conception
leaves the REST devotee feeling a bit empty. "Where's the hypermedia?"
she says. "REST isn't RPC," he may cry. In this talk, Steve will explain
how to design your APIs so that they truly embrace the web and HTTP.
Pros and cons of this approach will be discussed, as well as why many
aren't building things this way yet.
Designing Hypermedia APIs from Øredev Conference on Vimeo.
is a Ruby Hero, budding digital humanities scholar, and open source
enthusiast. He maintains the Hackety Hack project, and teaches the best
Ruby and Rails classes in the world with Jumpstart Lab. When he's not
teaching, he's writing a book about hypermedia and reading philosophy
The Java Zone is brought to you by Stormpath—offering a pre-built, streamlined user management API for building web and mobile applications. Learn how token authentication with JWTs (JSON Web Tokens) helps secure websites and avoids the pitfalls of using cookies and sessions.
Published at DZone with permission of
Opinions expressed by DZone contributors are their own.