Webservices are a critical piece in a web application if you want to communicate with other applications. In layman's terms, web services allow various applications to communicate with each other. Practical examples for use of Web services are Mobile applications that depend on some data from other web applications. For non Geeks, head over to Wikipedia to Understand what REST is all about. Another excellent resource is "How I explained REST to my Wife" to get a low down on what REST is all about.
Our initial versions of the API were on an architecture similar to XMLRPC for Joomla 1.5. However, we found that the com_api project was better structured so we forked it & converted all our plugins to the com_api architecture.
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