RESTful Web APIs

RESTful Web APIs

Leonard Richardson, Sam Ruby, Mike Amundsen


the recognition of leisure in recent times has ended in large progress in almost-RESTful APIs that don't comprise the various architecture's advantages. With this useful consultant, you'll examine what it takes to layout usable relaxation APIs that evolve through the years.

By targeting suggestions that pass quite a few domain names, this publication indicates you ways to create strong and safe functions, utilizing the instruments designed for the world's such a lot profitable allotted computing method: the area extensive Web.

You'll discover the strategies in the back of relaxation, research various techniques for developing hypermedia-based APIs, after which positioned every little thing including a step by step consultant to designing a RESTful net API.

• learn API layout thoughts, together with the gathering trend and natural hypermedia
• know the way hypermedia ties representations jointly right into a coherent API
• observe how XMDP and ALPS profile codecs can assist meet the internet API "semantic challenge"
• examine with reference to two-dozen standardized hypermedia information formats
• follow most sensible practices for utilizing HTTP in API implementations
• Create net APIs with the JSON-LD general and different the associated information approaches
• comprehend the CoAP protocol for utilizing leisure in embedded systems

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