Published on October 2, 2017 by ProgrammingKnowledge

REST is an architectural style which is based on web-standards and
the HTTP protocol. This style was initially described by Roy Fielding in 2000. Roy Fielding was also One of the principal authors of the HTTP specification. REST stands for REpresentational State Transfer.
The architectural style of the web.
So what does that even mean??
REST is a set of design criteria and not the physical structure (architecture) of the system REST is not tied to the ‘Web’ i.e. doesn’t depend on the mechanics of HTTP ‘Web’ applications are the most prevalent – hence RESTful architectures run off of it.
Representational State Transfer refers to transferring “representations”. You are using a “representation” of a resource to
transfer resource state which lives on the server into application state on the client.

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Jeetu Ranjan
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Jeetu Ranjan
3 months 15 days ago

What is nodejs ?

Shiv Singh
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Shiv Singh
3 months 17 days ago

what is the next ?

Travis Black
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Travis Black
4 months 8 days ago

Excellent tutorial!

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4 months 20 days ago

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5 months 19 days ago

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Jeetu Achtani
6 months 19 days ago

Nice Tutorial

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Abolfazl J
6 months 25 days ago

Great tutorial

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Ravi Prasad
8 months 24 days ago

Best startup video to start our journey into REST world

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Ravi Prasad
8 months 24 days ago

Best startup video to start our journey into REST world

Pinik Manob
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Pinik Manob
9 months 8 days ago

REST in peace ! GraphQL please 😛

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