Chapter 6. Service Contracts with REST


6.1 Uniform Contract Elements

6.2 REST Service Capabilities and REST Service Contracts

6.3 REST Service Contracts vs. Non-REST Service Contracts

6.4 The Role of Hypermedia

6.5 REST Service Contracts and Late Binding

Due to its fundamental reliance on the Uniform Contract {400} constraint, REST-style architecture introduces distinct service contract characteristics that further carry over into a distinct service contract diagram notation. This chapter explains how REST service contracts are comprised and expressed, and further provides a comparison with non-REST service contracts.

6.1. Uniform Contract Elements ...

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