Appendix B. REST Server Processes
eXist’s REST Server offers a great deal of functionality from a relatively simple API. This chapter tries to illustrate the various process (decision) flows evaluated by the REST Server when you make HTTP requests of it, so that you may better understand their actions. We do this through a series of diagrams linked to the different request types.
We also examine the optional and mandatory parameters that can be used with the REST Server to modify requests and responses.
GET Process Flow
HEAD Process Flow
PUT Process Flow
DELETE Process Flow
POST Process Flow
The boxes in the flowchart with dotted outlines (“Has
cache Parameter?” and “Cache ...