12 August 2006

REST on Rails

Bruce Tate, well-known author of award-winning Java books (Better, Faster, Lighter Java) now takes the R-Train: Apart from releasing a book called From Java to Ruby he has written about two hot topics in one article: REST on Rails.


The core abstraction in REST is a remote resource instead of a remote procedure call.

In a nutshell, REST queries and manipulates resources with HTTP.