REST Resource Representation Compression

In REST, compression, like encryption, is something that happens to a representation in transit, and must be undone before the client can use the representation.

Statelessness in REST APIs

Statelessness means that every HTTP request happens in complete isolation. When the client makes an HTTP request, it includes all information necessary for the server to fulfill that request. The server never relies on information from previous requests.

Content Negotiation in REST

1. Content Negotiation Generally, the REST resources can have multiple presentations, mostly because there may be different clients expecting different representations. Asking for a suitable …

Idempotent REST APIs

1. What is an Idempotent API? In the context of REST APIs, when making multiple identical requests has the same effect as making a single …