ttp verbs, or header fields, are an important part of a RESTful api request, they allow us to separate and identify the requests purpose and enable all possible CRUD (create, read/retrieve, update, delete) operations which end users/BAs etc are more commonly used to describing.
There is not a direct mapping to between the http verbs and the CRUD operations and a misunderstanding of this mapping can be the source of over complicated explanations and wrong uses. This post looks to explain how this misunderstanding can come about and set right the purpose of the verbs. Continue reading “How to really use PUT, POST and PATCH in a RESTful API”
n a previous article I discussed article by Bernard Golden on CIO.com called “Capex vs. Opex: Most People Miss the Point About Cloud Economics“. My understanding has broadened since then a little and I just wanted to highlight a few further thoughts. Continue reading “capex vs opex costs Revisited”
There seems to be a lot of talk on capex vs opex in software development at the moment, everywhere I go someone gives me their opinion! For those of us who aren’t fully conversant at bean counting, the issue is – to say the least -complex. Furthermore the benefits of capex vs opex expenditure is not very well understood, especially by me! Continue reading “Capex vs Opex costs in cloud computing”