Science site eases pain of development

The Science Photo Library is using a pre-release version of a new open source technology to simplify the development of an e-commerce website based on web services technologies.

The Science Photo Library is using a pre-release version of a new open source technology to simplify the development of an e-commerce website based on web services technologies.

To avoid a complex implementation using Soap (Simple Object Access Protocol), which is used for joining most web services systems, developer Neoworks used the open source Restlet tool, which acts as a lightweight application programming interface.

Bola Rotibi, senior analyst at Ovum, said, “There has been a lot of work done on making web services easier to use. Soap can be quite complex.”

Read article: Open tool makes it easier to develop web services

 

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