Definition Languages for RESTful Web Services: WADL Vs. WSDL 2.0

Date Added: Jun 2008
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In this paper there are two specifications for describing interfaces of HTTP based web applications, WADL and the WSDL 2.0 HTTP binding extension. These two languages are very similar, but there are some differences. IBM attempts to provide an unbiased, objective comparison of the two technologies, highlighting both the differences and similarities between WADL and the WSDL 2.0 HTTP binding.