RESTful SOA using XML
Service orientation and XML serialization made easy
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Date archived: December 7, 2016 | First published: February 12, 2008
Service Oriented Architecture usually implies heavyweight technology for large enterprises. The advantages of the SOA architectural pattern also apply to smaller environments. To follow SOA principles, you don't necessarily need all the overhead that is useful in larger environments. You can use lightweight principles like REST to do so. This article describes how.
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