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[LOTD] Jon Udell interviews Mark Baker on REST

Mark Baker who recently joined Day as a Senior Solution Engineer has been interviewed about the REST architectural style by Jon Udell.

Very well worth listening to, especially if you are interested in REST in the enterprise. Also, there is SOAP vs. REST, HATEOAS, B2B message exchange and the question if REST is equivalent to "Get an API key".

Mark Baker has always worked with distributed systems, starting with DCE and CORBA. When he learned about the Web's REST architectural style, he embraced it as a better way. When the Web Services movement veered away from key RESTful principles -- a uniform interface, hyperlinked representations -- he campaigned vigorously for them. Now, he tells host Jon Udell, REST has won the web, although not yet the enterprise.