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4. Spring REST

Marten Deinum, Daniel Rubio2 and Josh Long3

(1)Meppel, Drenthe, The Netherlands

(2)F. Bahia, Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico

(3)Apartment 205, Canyon Country, California, USA

In this chapter, you will learn how Spring addresses Representational State Transfer, usually referred to by its acronym REST. REST has had an important impact on web applications since the term was coined by Roy Fielding ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roy_Fielding ) in 2000.

Based on the foundations of the Web’s Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP), the architecture set forth by REST has become increasingly popular ...

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