Things evolve to become ever more complex - not more simple.
What is ReST?
ples intends to provide a common conceptual framework for developing REST interfaces to SQL databases in the Perl, Python and PHP scripting languages. The modules will first be designed and defined in terms of UML to provide a language independent framework to work from. The "UML" notation used doesn't necessarily comply with any recognised standard and has been modified so that it can easily be published and edited on-line.
The following basic functionality will be rendered by a ples database interface :
Example of a Java REST interface to a SQL database
Have a look at the screen shots from sqlrest project to get an idea of how the interface should work.