Representational Transfer (REST) is a style of software architecture that defines a way for clients and servers to communicate using HTTP requests.
REST is a standard and widely implemented architecture that many companies employ to construct their web services so that developers can access their tools and data sources. REST offers a method—HTTP requests—for companies to embed the ability to create, update, retrieve, and delete resources within their systems.
There are a number of methods that are widely used within this architecture. Let’s explore some of the ones that are implemented most often.