REST Starter Kit?The WCF REST Starter Kit is a set of .NET Framework classes and Visual Studio features and templates that enable users to create and access REST-style Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) services.
RESTful service are easy to use by most of tools.
RESTful services easy to scale in comparison of SOAP.
REST uses a smaller message format than SOAP. So it is faster than SOAP.
Better choice for Cloud computing.
RESTful webservices are fast in comparison of SOAP, No strict specification like SOAP. It take less bandwidth and resources.
Language and Platform independent.
It can use SOAP web services as implementation.
Permit different data format like Plain Text, HTML, XML and JSON.
How to Designing RESTful Services
DELETE) and their URI (by which URI they can be located). There are several data format which can be used by REST but XML and JSON are mostly used.