Demystifying The Code

REST in WCF – Part VII (HI-REST – Implementing Insert and Update)

Introduction

In parts I – VI, I illustrated exposing fetch functionality in a LO-REST, AJAX-Friendly manner, as well as in a HI-REST manner.  I further illustrated how to consume both via an AJAX client.  In this post I am going to discuss and illustrate how to implement insert and update functionality in a HI-REST manner.  If you remember back to the point I made in Part I of this series, I suggested that there are many definitions of REST and put forth the idea of a REST continuum.  This is a healthy manner to discuss REST, in that it allows for many interpretations.  If I have learned anything over my years of coding is that there are always many ways to solve a business problem with code.  Not only are there many ways, but there are many correct ways.

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Demystifying The Code