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Discussion on: The 10 REST Commandments

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Peter Brown

You begin your article with an unsubstantiated claim regarding SOAP, and then do nothing to justify it. SOAP is superior to REST in terms of security and reliability. Certain situations, especially ACID compliant transactions, benefit greatly from SOAP. SOAP supports WS-Security, WS-Addressing, WS-Coordination, WS-ReliableMessaging, and a host of other web services standards out os the box. The choice of REST v SOAP should be made based on system requirements as each have their merits.

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Vedran Cindrić Author

Hey man. Thank you for your comment. When i was speaking about SOAP it was only based on my personal experience. I’m glad you provided so many insights - they all make sense. Again, personally, in my world 99% of people use JSON and whenever I had to deal with SOAP it was a nightmare. Not a fan of XML. Again these are my views i’d love to read a good article about SOAP and how its used in 2021. if you have insights.