News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Luc De Brouwer's Blog:
Web services and backward compatibility
August 05, 2010 @ 12:44:02

Luc De Brouwer has a reminder for web services developers out there - don't forget about backwards compatibility.

About a year ago I was asked by a client to update their existing web service because of some changes in the way they wanted to process their sales data. Luckily this client has always understood the importance of a Service-Oriented Architecture ( SOA ) since they deal with large amounts of resellers who need to access, edit and create data. All I had to do was apply the changes to their web service.

He lists the steps he followed when making the update - thinking about backwards compatibility, evaluating current functionality for use and possibly decommissioning older pieces.

1 comment voice your opinion now!
webservices backward compatibility soa serviceoriented


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Ibuildings techPortal: Web Services for Developers

Amazon Web Services Blog: New AWS SDK for PHP

Luc De Brouwer's Blog: Web services and backward compatibility

Zend Developer Zone: 30 Minutes with Adam Tracthenberg

Luc De Brouwer's Blog: Web services and backward compatibility


Community Events

Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


development library wordpress interview release series voicesoftheelephpant laravel community laravel5 extension api opinion introduction framework language podcast threedevsandamaybe unittest feature

All content copyright, 2015 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework