Every system I’ve ever integrated with that refers to itself as “RESTful” is not REST. It’s RPC over HTTP.
Every system I’ve ever built that I called “RESTful” is not REST. It’s RPC over HTTP.
One of those dawning, sad revelations that you get when you read a really good book on REST.
But all in all, RESTful systems are still 1000x better than working with SOAP-based web services, which always leave me feeling dirty.