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How to Create a REST Protocol (45 tags)
In his first installment of XML.com's new column, The Restful Web, Joe Gregorio, one of the people behind Atom, explains how to use REST to create an application protocol in four easy steps.

Very Dynamic Web Interfaces (40 tags)
Drew McLellan explains how to use XMLHTTPRequest and Javascript to create web applications with very dynamic, smooth interfaces.

XML on the Web Has Failed (28 tags)
In Mark Pilgrim's latest Dive into XML column he argues that most XML on the Web has failed utterly, miserably, completely.

How Java Web Servers Work (14 tags)
At the heart, web servers are really very simple. If you can set up a socket connection and parse some headers, you're well on the way to writing your own mini web server. Though Apache and Tomcat are already stable, mature, and featureful, you may find yourself curious as to how they work--or interested in something a little smaller and easier to embed. In this article, Budi Kurniawan demonstrates a basic Java web server.

Constructing or Traversing URIs? (13 tags)
In his latest RESTful Web column, Joe Gregorio turns to an important design question: how will clients figure out the URIs of important resources in a Web service or app?