Has anyone made a converter that converts SOAP servers to REST?
Perhaps you specify a converter, with the query args you want to use
to then fill in the SOAP query, and an XSLT for output. This could be
Does this exist?
Why I want it: I imagine a large universe of simple clients,
either by virtue of their capabilities (no RAM) or their programmers
(SOAP can be needlessly complex),
which cannot do SOAP. But everyone can do REST.
There is a small app for Series 60 phones called ‘VS HTTPD’ puts an http server
on your phone. And others can connect to it. Thus one could create and
serve web services on your phone.
…social software is driven by social outcasts.
(as I attend Etech04, I realize that this group is fairly free of the
buzzword crap that’s in the ‘real’ software engineering space.
The following is a rant by a hypothetical old programmer.
Not me of course, some of my best friends write SOAP-based web services
“J2EE, WSDL, SOAP, .NET : je-zus.
Stop following the herd for once and actually think
a little about the latest fad-standard you’re drooling over. Most likely
it sucks and you’re just too clueless to realize it.”
“Repeat after me nitwit: ‘SOAP is just RPC. SOAP is just RPC.’
You say it’s not? Show me.”
“‘Debugging SOAP transactions’!!! Hah, waddya mean you can’t use ‘telnet’!??! What a bunch of wankers.”
“Write once, debug everywhere, works well no where. Stupid Java flaks.”
“You can’t spell grift without J.2.E.E.”
“You like pair programming? Fine, I got a pair right here”
ubicom IP2000 is the embedded wireless ethernet gizmo
used in the squeezebox.
Xess.com sells FPGA demo kits.
Search for “ISE WebPack” on http://xilinx.com/.
Has anyone done this? The buddy-to-buddy network of IM connectivity could be
used as a meta-network above the physical network.