It seemed that the hullabaloo surrounding REST peaked in, oh, 2008 or 2009 or so. Blog post after blog post struggled with what REST really was and how to do it properly. But in spite of all the Sturm und Drang, it never seemed that we got satisfying answers to either question. Just what is REST, anyway? And how do we really do it properly?
Read the entire post at http://blog.devx.com/2012/07/whatever-happened-to-rest.html.