14 February 2008 REST based mobile applications
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Simplicity is the major advantage of REST based webservices. Whereas SOAP is widespread in complex, security sensitive business-to-business aplications, REST is widely used for mashups and end-user centric applicatons. In that context we give an overview of REST and compare it to SOAP. Furthermore we apply the GeoDrawing application as an example for REST based mobile applications and emphasize on pros and cons for the use of REST in mobile application scenarios.
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Mark Rambow, Mark Rambow, Thomas Preuss, Thomas Preuss, Jörg Berdux, Jörg Berdux, Marc Conrad, Marc Conrad, "REST based mobile applications", Proc. SPIE 6821, Multimedia on Mobile Devices 2008, 682103 (14 February 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.766307; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.766307


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