Episode 90: Going through the 7 R’s of Hypermedia with Darrel Miller

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Summary: In this episode, Keith and Woody sit down with developer Darrel Miller to discuss Hypermedia and designing and developing software using Darrel's 7 R's of hypermedia. Thanks to our guest this episode Darrel Miller is CTO at Tavis Software. Tavis Software is an ISV that targets a small vertical market in the world of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software. Darrel has been responsible for the architecture, design, development, deployment, support and maintenance of distributed business systems using ISAM databases, client/server databases, SOAP based services and most recently REST based systems. Darrel has been writing software professionally for 18 years. The last 4 years have been spent discovering the benefits of the REST. His particular focus is on the use of REST to develop non-browser based line-of-business applications. He is a Connected Systems Developer Microsoft MVP and a member of the Microsoft Web API advisory board. Darrel can be found on Twitter at http://twitter.com/darrel_miller Darrel’s blog can be found at http://www.bizcoder.com Darrel’s 7 R's of hypermedia use: · Relations – Links between related concepts · Resources – Replace embedded resources · Reference data – Data sources for drop downs, combos, picklists · Restriction of functionality – Enabling and disabling features based on the presence of links · Re-distribution of effort – Intelligent vertical partitioning of functionality across servers · Reduction of payload size – Progressive download of details · Re-flow of application – Where can the application go from here. Show Notes Hypermedia definition from Wikipedia ASP.NET Web API Download Show