Chapter 1. Introduction

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1.1 About this Book

1.2 Recommended Reading

1.3 How this Book is Organized

1.4 Conventions

1.5 Additional Information

The World Wide Web is based on the most successful technology architecture in the history of IT. It has changed how we view, access, and exchange information and, with the formalization of REST constraints, it has also provided us with compelling new ways to build and improve automation solutions.

How you wield the power that comes with the inherent flexibility and simplicity of REST is up to you. REST provides a great deal of guidance for making an architecture and its automation logic technically sound, ...

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