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June 2008

April 2008

Flickr Code

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Welcome to code.flickr Your one-stop shop for information, gossip and discussion with the Flickr developer community

March 2008

InfoQ: Hypermedia in RESTful applications

Flickr's current approach of requiring that clients possess Flickr-specific knowledge in order to progress from one application state to another, is simply another way of saying that they have a proprietary application model. Not only is it proprietary th

REST vs. SOAP at Amazon

Amazon has both SOAP and REST interfaces to their web services, and 85% of their usage is of the REST interface. Despite all of the corporate hype over the SOAP stack, this is pretty compelling evidence that developers like the simpler REST approach.

O'Reilly Network -- Stewart Butterfield on Flickr

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I think we had one person inquire about using the SOAP version of the API. I don't know if any apps were actually built. There is at least one application built on XML-RPC. But all the others--I don't even know how many there are--are built on the REST AP

Microsoft bets on Atom Publishing Protocol as the future direction for Web APIs

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Microsoft is making a large investment in unifying our developer platform protocols for services on the open, standards-based Atom format (RFC 4287) and the Atom Publishing Protocol (RFC 5023)