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Distributed Computing with Go by V.N. Nikhil Anurag

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Summary

In this chapter, we discussed the brief history of HTTP and sessions. Next, we looked at the problems REST protocols were designed to solve and how they came into prominence. Then, we developed a deep understanding of what a REST protocol is, how to design an application based around it, how to build a REST server based on our design, and finally we looked at different ways to interact with a REST server using cURL, Postman, and Go programs. You're free to use whichever you want to interact with a REST server. However, for the remainder of the book, we will see interactions with REST servers using cURL.

Now that we have discussed all the important topics that are fundamental to develop distributed and web-oriented applications. In ...

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