What is a RESTful API?


REST stands for representational state transfer, it is an architectural style consisting of a coordinated set of components, connectors, and data elements within a distributed hypermedia system.

The focus in this system is on common roles and a specific set of interactions between data elements rather than implementation details.

REST is basically the underlying architectural principle of the web and an application programming interface (API) that adheres to the principles of REST does not require the client to know anything about the structure of the API.

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Roy Fielding

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