Join David Gassner for an in-depth discussion in this video Exploring REST response formats, part of Foundations of Programming: Web Services.
The REST software architecture does not specify any particular response format.…And so any format is acceptable, but most RESTful…services these days work with either XML or JSON.…And in the world of XML, they'll work with either plain…old XML, which is known as POX, or with RSS or ATOM.…There're two explanations for what the RSS acronym means, RSS 1.0 originally…meant RDF Site Summary.…Well, RSS 2.0 is usually explained as Really Simple Syndication.…
The original RSS was developed by Netscape, but the community…took over, and RSS 2.0 is really an open source effort.…There is no particular standards body that controls the RSS specification.…RSS was originally designed to represent items in web feeds.…But it can be used for other structure…data, and it's very common to see it used for blog feeds.…From content management systems, such as WordPress, Joomla!, or Druple.…Here's an example of an RSS 2.0 feed.…
The root element is RSS and there's a version…attribute, which in this case is set to 2.0.…Within the RSS root there's a channel, and the channel has…
- What is a web service?
- Understanding the available transfer protocols and message formats
- Examining SOAP request and response formats
- Creating a simple SOAP service in ASP.NET
- Choosing a SOAP implementation
- Associating REST actions with HTTP requests
- Sending RESTful requests
- Creating OData request URIs
- Securing web services