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Wednesday, July 22, 2009

late to the party with REST

I'm trying to create a TWiki page from my autobuild application, and then I find out that people have been excited about this kind of thing since 2004, and are calling their fancy URLs that return data REST APIs. Where the hell have I been =)

Here's some good linkage to the background on REST:
The Joel on Software Discussion Group - REST - what is it good for

Here's how to use the WWW::Mechanize::TWiki module from Perl:

Here's how someone used a QNetwork request to click a sumbit button.

Here's the Twiki REST API and some other links for programatically editing pages:


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