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Versioning REST Interfaces

March 8, 2010

Web-based interfaces (also called APIs) are growing in popularity. Some are very trivial, such as an interface that returns a list of stock quotes, while others are more complex. There are a number of technologies in use today, but what I’ve been focused on primarily is REST.

REST is a very simple idea, but there are so many opportunities for making it complex. One example is REST Versioning. We posted some recommendations on how to deal with REST versioning and we also have some discussion of XML versioning to support that.

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