Why API services need more intelligence to interact

By Joe McKendrick, ZDNet, May 23, 2014

One of the challenges of REST or SOA-enabled service integration has been its brittleness. Integrated configurations often break when changes are made to metadata associated with APIs, relates EnterpriseWeb’s Jason Bloomberg.

“Whether they be Web Services, RESTful APIs, or some other type of loosely-coupled interface, every approach to software integration today suffers from the fact that interactions tend to break when API contract metadata change,” Jason states in a recent post.

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