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2010-11-11

The End Of The Road For Web Services

Simon Phipps at ComputerWorld UK – The End Of The Road For Web Services:

"In the end Web Services became an intranet tool for most uses, rendering the "W" incorrect even if WS* will be with enterprise developers for years to come as a kind of architectural COBOL.

Whatever other origins it had, the whole movement was, as far as my own experience recalls, transmitted around the industry by a senior analyst from a large analyst firm visiting all the key players and asking them about their "web services strategy".  As a consequence they all assumed Web Services were a key strategy for their competitors and put huge effort into devising a strategy of their own."

(Via Elliotte Rusty Harold.)

7 years ago I linked to the first SOAP vs REST article on this blog…

Thu, 11 Nov 2010 21:55:44 +0000