I didn’t do sports growing up. I’m not sure exactly how or when I learned the meaning of the term “team”, though at some point I must have, because I now have a tremendous appreciation for the team that I am a part of – the Architecture Group in the EMC CTO office. Not sports, […]

Why PUT can’t be used for partial updates

I’ve been discussing PUT vs. PATCH with some colleagues and finally took the time to come up with a concrete example of why PUT absolutely should not be used for partial updates of resources. One colleague pointed out the following points made by Roy Fielding on the AtomPub listserv: FWIW, PUT does not mean store. […]