Denis Kreshikhin

Denis
Kreshikhin

software development, computer science

2012–2016 © Denis Kreshikhin

Articles tagged by ruby

Error handling in RESTful applications

Lately, many web frameworks began to provide RESTful routing. More over, REST became a design standard for a web application architecture. Today each more or less known service has RESTful API and allows an interaction by xml or json responses.

Despite the fact that there are lot manuals for software developers about REST design the problem of REST error return is discussed not enough. Further REST is considered oftenly as a set of routing rules and all what is not directly related with web routing is solved in an arbitrary way.

The article is about approaches in solving problem of error return in RESTful applications.