REST can be difficult. I get it. But throwing one's hands up in the air, and coining a thinkpiece of all the ways an architectural approach has personally wronged your sensibilitites is... tiresome. In this edition of the RESTful API notes, Mark Little and Phil Sturgeon deconstruct the straw men. There's also a nice preso on "Surviving microservices". For bonus points, there's a theoretical model for determining the cost of API versioniong.

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