- The new API appears to be RESTful anyway
- REST clearly can work on the web
- Have a new API called REST API 2.0
- Create a new name
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Mark Zuckerberg tried to pull a Steve Jobs the other day by announcing that a new product of his was going to kill off a competitor. Now there have been articles on the fact that email use is still rising and I'll give five reasons why Facebook is dying and five reasons why email will remain king
Zuckerberg wants to kill email BECAUSE its open and because it allows people to be social. And ultimately this is what I think dooms Facebook. In a federated world the winner in social communication is going to be a federated approach, right now that means email but it doesn't mean that in 5 years we won't have some clever software that enables people to 'carry' their status on their mobile device and have it federated in the manner they wish independent of the provider.
Email isn't dying. Facebook is dying and Zuckergerg is not the next Steve Jobs.
"Space," it says, "is big. Really big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mindbogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it's a long way down the road to the chemist's, but that's just peanuts to space, listen...Then you really know its Big Con. Big Data is evolution not revolution and pretending otherwise doesn't help anyone.
'what is the natural platform for this software?'
Wrong audience and tone
"We don't need an MDM solution as Salesforce is going to be our only customer repository"And a whole litany of others over the last few years. The general theme is that business folks are commissioning SaaS solutions and in collusion with the technically naive are setting up entire new estates beyond the firewall. Meanwhile the internal IT groups are often washing their hands of this deliberately and fighting against the change.
"Integration is simple, its all just REST or Web Services, we don't need to worry about that"
"We are moving to SaaS because it doesn't require integration and dealing with IT"
"The business are on their own if they do SaaS, we just deal with the internal IT"
CloudAppsSo you don't just have the back-up/sync and all of those other elements but once you have your information being exchanged in this way you open the world to more consumer focused applications, or cloud extensions to existing applications.
DEFINE A CONTRACTSeriously its that easy. The reason why WSDL succeeded in the enterprise is that it gave a very simple way of doing just this. The interface contract needs to define a limited number of things