Chapter 5. Using REST Web Services

ColdFusion has long made it easy to create consumable services. Whether you are using Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP), Adobe Flash Remoting, or pure Ajax calls, ColdFusion makes it easy for remote clients to use ColdFusion’s server-side features. In ColdFusion 10, developers can now use fully REST-compliant services.

What Is REST?

Representational State Transfer, or REST, was first introduced as a concept by Roy Fielding in 2000. Closely tied to HTTP, REST defines a way to uniquely identify a resource as well as the action that should be performed ...

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