Chapter 9. Give REST to Your Application with Ajax
REST stands for REpresentational State Transfer; REST is an architectural style. Everything in REST is considered as a resource and every resource is identified by a URI. RESTful web services have been embraced by large service providers across the Web as an alternative to SOAP-based Web Services due to their simplicity.
After finishing this chapter, you will have a clear idea about:
- REST web services
Introduction to REST
As I already mentioned, in a REST-based application, everything including static resources, data, and operations is considered as a resource and identified by a URI. For example, consider a piece of functionality to add a new product to our store; we can represent that operation ...