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  • Batch operations in REST apis: Interesting. I have never considered the implications of trying to support batch operations using a RESTful style interface. When I use REST apis, I’m usually doing things one-at-a-time (make a new thing, delete this thing) and the urls I poke at to do this largely represent a single entity. Not so I guess when you’re thinking about batch operations. The other interesting side of this is how do you indicate response status. (200 if everything’s ok, but what about partial failure?) Now clients are probably going to have to parse the response body and try to figure out what happened …