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Connecting the Dots: Using REST and Hypermedia to Publish Digital Content

  • Luis Cipriani
  • Luiz Rocha
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Abstract

Abril Mídia is one of the largest media companies in Brazil. In 2011 it published 52 titles and is a leader in 22 out of 26 segments in which it operates. In the digital world, the big challenge Abril faces is deliver a large volume of information that it generates in a high diversity of digital channels, such as websites, mobile sites and TVs. The chosen solution was the building of a distributed platform, named Alexandria, that allows the content to be added and handled by separated information domains, implemented with REST constraints and with a hypermedia API, that is exposed to publishers and end users. This present chapter explains how we built the platform, and the lessons learned in this process.

Keywords

Publishing House Application Programmable Interface Resource Type Architectural Style Cache Strategy 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Abril Midia DigitalSão PauloBrasil

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