Spot On

July 28th, 2008  |  Published in design, distributed systems, REST, RPC, SOA, WS-*  |  4 Comments  |  Bookmark on Pinboard.in

Eric Newcomer gives us his take on my recent articles (1, 2, 3, 4) and blog postings (1, 2, 3, 4) about RPC, REST, and programming languages:

Anyway, after carefully reading the article and blog entries, I believe Steve is not against RPC per se. He wants people to think before just automatically using it because it’s convenient.

Exactly!

Also spot on are the following postings:

The beauty common to all these postings is the breadth, depth, and variety of thinking and reasoning they present. There’s a lot to read, but if you’re interested in critical thinking about the design and construction of distributed systems I encourage you to read them all the way through, including the comments, and to follow the links they offer as well.

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  1. andy.edmonds.be › links for 2008-07-29 says:

    July 28th, 2008 at 8:37 pm (#)

    [...] Spot On :: Steve Vinoski’s Blog Some excellent articles on the merits of both RPC and REST (tags: rest rpc distributed programming network) This was written by andy. Posted on Tuesday, July 29, 2008, at 1:36 am. Filed under Delicious. Bookmark the permalink. Follow comments here with the RSS feed. Post a comment or leave a trackback. [...]

  2. The Burgeoning Openly Owned Web » links for 2008-07-29 says:

    July 28th, 2008 at 8:41 pm (#)

    [...] Spot On :: Steve Vinoski’s Blog Some excellent articles on the merits of both RPC and REST (tags: rest rpc distributed programming network) [...]

  3. occident.us » Blog Archive » links for 2008-07-29 says:

    July 29th, 2008 at 3:37 am (#)

    [...] Spot On Need to read through all of this (tags: rpc rest reading) [...]

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    July 29th, 2008 at 11:44 pm (#)

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