REST architecture and Watson APIs
This unit covers the following topics:
Representational State Transfer (REST)
JavaScript Object Notation (JSON)
Example: Using REST APIs with Watson
5.1 What you should be able to do
After completion of this unit, you should be able to:
Describe the characteristics of REST APIs.
Explain the advantages of the JSON data format.
Provide examples of REST APIs using IBM Watson.
5.2 References
The following publications are useful for further research on the topic presented in this unit:
REST APIs:
 – ECMA-262 ...

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