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Meteor Cookbook by Isaac Strack

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Creating RESTful web services

Alas, alas, the entire development world hasn't caught on to how amazing the DDP protocol is (yet!). Data-over-the-wire is an amazing concept, and we believe that it (or something like it) is the future of how applications will communicate. In the meantime, we have some very useful and well-established protocols that, if implemented in our applications, increase the reach and accessibility of our apps for other platforms.

The granddaddy of all of these protocols is REST. REST is mature, well-defined, and has been implemented in nearly every programming language imaginable. It wouldn't surprise us to discover that, if/when we contact an alien race, the first signal will be a POST request. Given its current status (and ...

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