I've heard that comparing REST vs. SOAP is like comparing Apples to Oranges, do you agree/disagree and why?
Comparing REST to SOAP is like comparing cars to tires. REST is an architectural style. SOAP is a messaging protocol. REST applications can use SOAP. The W3C SOAP 1.2 Recommendation was specifically designed to support RESTful applications.
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