· Naughties
· · 2003
· · · May
· · · · 12 (2 entries)

My Flesh Crawled · I think we've all heard the ex­pres­sion “my flesh crawled” in con­nec­tion with some hor­ri­fy­ing ex­pe­ri­ence, and af­ter last night, I can tell you that it re­al­ly tru­ly lit­er­al­ly hap­pen­s ...
The SOAP/XML-RPC/REST Saga, Chap. 51 · To­day Dave Sifry of the ex­cel­lent Tech­no­rati an­nounced an API for the world. The API, as an­nounced, is about as pure­ly Web­by a thing as you can imag­ine. Dave Win­er pushed back, sug­gest­ing a more SOAP/XML-RPC kind of ap­proach. This is maybe the sin­gle cen­tral is­sue in ar­chi­tect­ing Web apps right at the mo­men­t, so I think it's OK to take a few more whacks at the supine equine. Fur­ther­more, I think the is­sue is sim­ple enough that any­one who us­es the we­b, not just geek­s, ought to be able to un­der­stand it. So I've pro­vid­ed an in­tro­duc­tion for the non-geeks who read on­go­ing, all three of them, and looked a lit­tle more close­ly at the Tech­no­rati sit­u­a­tion ...
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