Welcome to the world of RESTful APIs!
Whether you have prior experience as a developer or are just beginning your journey, this introductory guide will equip you with a solid understanding of RESTful APIs. In today’s web development landscape, RESTful APIs are essential for facilitating communication between various systems and applications. They offer a standardized method for building and consuming web services, simplifying the exchange of data and execution of operations over the internet.
So, let’s embark on this exploration together and uncover the fundamental concepts, principles, and best practices that empower you to create robust and scalable APIs.
1. REST API – Basics
- What is REST API?
- URL vs URI vs URN
- Constraints of REST API
- How REST API related to HTTP
- Who interact with REST API?
- What interact with REST API?
- Tools to see REST API in action
- Response header in REST API
- HTTP status message in REST API
- REST API Authorization and Authentication