Soap vs Rest API

TLDR: Unlike REST (REpresentational State Transfer), SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) is a messaging service. REST operations are data-driven, whereas SOAP is a function driven architecture. SOAP solely uses the XML schema data format. On the other hand REST is permitted to use HTML, XML, JSON, and more. As far as bandwidth, REST APIs are going to need…

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iron.io api days apidays

First off, we’re giving away a few free tickets to the SF APIdays conference on July 31st.  Comment about your favorite API on this post for a chance to win a free ticket! With the freebie out of the way, we’re huge fans of APIdays (and API’s in general) and love to reference this landscape…

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As microservices continues to spread through the industry as a dominant pattern for building modern cloud applications, marquee examples from large-scale companies such as Netflix and Twitter may appear daunting to companies still on a growth path. When powering through agile cycles to release new features at a rapid pace, the last thing on your…

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