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Tue Jun 4 12:00:32 MDT 2013

Eldorado Blvd.

The entrance to the conference room is in Building 2000. These doors
will be locked, so arrive shortly before 7pm to ensure entry. Proceed
upstairs to the second conference room on your right.

Jeffery Collins

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<DIV><BR>January 20, 2003, 7:00PM at Level 3 Communications in =
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<DIV>Matt Gushee will present "Building REST-based Web Services=20
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<DIV>One of the most-hyped technological developments in recent memory,=20
Web<BR>services is supposed to revolutionize the way business is done on =

the<BR>Web, if not the very nature of business itself. But early=20
results<BR>suggest that the mainstream conception of Web services, which =

centers<BR>on the use of SOAP and WSDL, is very costly to implement and=20
has<BR>continuing issues with interoperability, scalability, and =
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<DIV>Fortunately, there is an alternative. REST, introduced by Roy=20
Fielding<BR>in his dissertation, is a formal descriptive model of how =
Web<BR>works. A growing movement in the developer community proposes=20
that<BR>most Web services can be based on the REST architecture; the=20
guiding<BR>philosophy of this movement might be expressed as "less is=20
more,"<BR>since the REST model involves making the best use of what=20
already<BR>works on the web rather than adding new protocols and=20
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<DIV>In this presentation we will examine the basic concepts of REST,=20
and<BR>their advantages and disadvantages for implementing Web Services. =

We<BR>will then examine an example Web Service using Quixote, a=20
Python-based<BR>web application framework.<BR> </DIV>
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<DIV>Driving Directions -</DIV>
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<DIV>From US36, exit at the 96th Street exchange (also<BR>marked =
Blvd) and head south (towards the new Flatirons<BR>Mall.)</DIV>
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<DIV>Alternatively, if you are coming from the south and want to avoid=20
the<BR>construction on Hwy 36... come up Hwy 93, Indiana, or Wadsworth.=20
Turn<BR>onto Hwy 128 (east from 93 or Indiana, west from Wadsworth just=20
before<BR>36). Then turn north on 96th (not Interlocken) and continue=20
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<DIV>From 96th Street turn west (or right - away from the Sun campus)=20
onto<BR>Eldorado Blvd.</DIV>
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<DIV>The entrance to the conference room is in Building 2000. These=20
doors<BR>will be locked, so arrive shortly before 7pm to ensure entry.=20
Proceed<BR>upstairs to the second conference room on your right.</DIV>
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<DIV><BR>--<BR>Jeffery Collins</FONT></DIV>
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