What this book covers

Chapter 1, Introduction to the Basics of RESTful Architecture, intends to refresh your understanding of a few fundamental concepts of the web, its architecture, and the way it is evolving, hoping to lay a firm foundation for RESTful service designs and applications. We will discuss World Wide Web layers and architecture, web API development models, and REST-based service communications. You will also be introduced to service-oriented and resource-oriented architecture principles and characteristics, then move on to the foundations of REST's principles, constraints, qualifiers, and goals.

Chapter 2, Design Strategy, Guidelines, and Best Practices, discusses a few essential API design guidelines, such as consistency, ...

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