Category: "SOA"


Formalizing the API Style

I explained in my last post that, over the last seven years, since Tim Bray's infamous post predicting with some exageration the End of SOA, the Web Style never took off. Instead we have witnessed the resurgence of the API style. I am not sure who could… more »
There is an area in Service and API engineering that has never been really solved: how do you relate the request and response message formats to their underlying information model? We are not talking about the physical data model which could potentially… more »
The past few weeks have been really productive on the Chorus.js front. This week-end I was able to implement the sample Chan N. Nguyen used in his great BPEL tutorial. The goal of this sample is to invoke a few Math apis to calculate the area in blue i… more »


I am very excited to announce a project I have been contemplating doing for a long time. I have published today chorus.js, an open source API orchestration capability (not engine) for node.js apps. Chorus.js comes with its own orchestration language: c… more »
I was asked recently to create an estimate of the costs of versioning APIs (or Web Services). I wanted to share this estimate because I feel most people still don't understand the cost implications of versioning. When it comes to API versioning, I feel… more »
I'd be the first one to recognize that I am playing way our of my league here, no question about it, but it seems to me that Computer Science has been neglecting, if not abusing, the notion of state in ways that seem to be counter productive. I understa… more »

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