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How to Create a REST Protocol (74 tags)
In his first installment of's new column, The Restful Web, Joe Gregorio, one of the people behind Atom, explains how to use REST to create an application protocol in four easy steps.

The REST of the Web (32 tags)
REST, Representational State Transfer, is a collection of design principles that use simple, stateless HTTP for data transfer, without the method-call-like abstractions of RMI or SOAP. Jason R. Briggs shows how you can use this simple architecture, with Jython and Velocity, to develop nimble, loosely coupled web applications.

Implementing REST Web Services: Best Practices and Guidelines (31 tags)
Hao He offers guidelines and best practices for implementing REST web services.

Yahoo! Web Services (27 tags)
Paul Bausch takes a look at the new Yahoo! Web Services interface and shows how to tap into the API with a sample application.

An Introduction to Service-Oriented Architecture from a Java Developer Perspective (27 tags)
Service-oriented architectures offer a new way to think about building software applications, with coarse-grained pieces of functionality split out into "services" that communicate with standardized, widely understood interfaces like XML and SOAP. In this article, Debu Panda shows you how to design and connect SOAs.