Representational state transfer

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Representational state transfer (REST) is a software architecture that was made to guide the development of the World Wide Web. Systems which implement REST are called 'RESTful' systems. REST documents a way for computer systems to communicate with each other using HTTP requests.

HTTP Verbs[change | change source]

  • GET fetches a resource.
  • POST creates a resource.
  • PUT updates a resource.
  • DELETE deletes a resource.

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