Going full-on with hypermedia takes some preparations and to convince the masses will require some tooling and examples. Especially tooling. The ability to produce rich developer experience is the determinant of many successful technologies. Another crucial factor are real-life uses cases solved by the technology in question. I would like to focus on the former.
As much as the industry has bought into lightweight Web APIs, often inappropriately called RESTful, there has been an uphill battle to have real hypermedia gain traction.Read on →