Choosing a Format for Mobile Web Services: REST/JSON vs. SOAP/XML [Infographic]

26 July 2017 |

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Much has been said around the REST vs. SOAP opposition, however not that much in the light of mobile web services. That is why we decided to dig for some information and compile it into a handy infographic.

Both SOAP/XML and REST/JSON are used across different mobile platforms and are better in regards to certain characteristics. The comparison drawn below is based on the criteria of the speed of performance, the size of request and response messages, and ease of consumption.

JSON-REST vs XML-SOAP

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