Roy Thomas Fielding (* 1965 in Laguna Beach , California , USA ) is an American computer scientist, one of the lead authors of the HTTP specification, co-founder and chairman of the Apache Software Foundation .
Fielding received his PhD from the University of California, Irvine in 2000 for his dissertation Architectural Styles and the Design of Network-based Software Architectures , which describes Representational State Transfer (REST) as a key architecture for the World Wide Web and received great recognition .
- http://roy.gbiv.com/ Roy Fielding Homepage
- Architectural Styles and the Design of Network-based Software Architectures , PhD thesis, University of California, Irvine, 2000
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Fielding, Roy Thomas (full name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||American computer scientist, lead author of the HTTP specification|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1965|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Laguna Beach|