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Blog Archive for stoicflame during March 2009

Over at FamilySearch, I've been involved in supporting Flash application development that consumes a public POX API. It's not a REST API, but like REST, we provide a set of resources that are accessible at a given URI. Up to this point, our Flash developers have been stuck with parsing the resources as XML. It works fine, but it's not without a significant overhead. XML isn't the most efficient...
So you've got your JAX-WS or JAX-RS endpoints defined and implemented, and they're compiling, building and running smooth on your server. All is well, right? You've been diligent in documenting and testing your code, and the consumers of your API seem to be happy. Well, that's just because they don't know what they're missing. Here's the thing: your Web service API could be so much better. What...
As of version 1.10, Enunciate will generate elegant client-side C# code and supply an AMF provider for your REST endpoints. There is also a new Maven plugin that can be used to generate just the user documentation and client-side classes for your JAX-WS and JAX-RS endpoints. If you're using JAX-WS or JAX-RS, you ought to try it out and witness the value-add for yourself. http://enunciate....