Defining a web services interface for a software package repository

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Abstract

This paper describes work defining and implementing a web based interface to a software package repository for extensions to the Tcl scripting language. A design goal is to allow access via a web browser or programmatically; this provides an interesting case study in the current REST/SOAP debate on the best form for web services interfaces.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAusWeb03
Subtitle of host publicationchanging the way we work : proceedings of AusWeb03, the ninth Australian World Wide Web Conference
EditorsAndrew Treloar, Allan Ellis
Place of PublicationLismore, NSW
PublisherSouthern Cross University
Pages124-130
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)1863844937
Publication statusPublished - 2003
EventAustralian World Wide Web Conference (9th : 2003) - Gold Coast, Qld.
Duration: 3 Jul 20037 Jul 2003

Conference

ConferenceAustralian World Wide Web Conference (9th : 2003)
CityGold Coast, Qld.
Period3/07/037/07/03

Keywords

  • web services
  • REST
  • software repository

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    Cassidy, S. (2003). Defining a web services interface for a software package repository. In A. Treloar, & A. Ellis (Eds.), AusWeb03: changing the way we work : proceedings of AusWeb03, the ninth Australian World Wide Web Conference (pp. 124-130). Lismore, NSW: Southern Cross University.