Back in 2007 Leonard Richardson & Sam Ruby wrote a book called *RESTFUL Web Services* (Oï¿½Reilley Media Inc.)
Do you have an example of what you mean by a more complex pattern? In my experience, with the right controller methods and views, you can expose almost anything as RSS. The cost is the coupling of your views to the current state of the data.
Sunday, April 15, 2012, 7:02:36 PM, you wrote:
I wouldn't worry too much about it. Wait until you get into the weeds on an actual project. I find that focuses the mind amazingly, and so far I have not built a bridge too far. (I'm a recovering PHP user, myself.) This list will be a tremendous help to you if you ask a specific question, provide a precis of what you have tried so far, and error messages if that's what's happening.