Representational State Transfer (REST)


Representational State Transfer (REST) is a Web service design pattern. It is different from SOAP based web services. REST services do not require XML, SOAP or WSDL service-API definitions. The concept originally comes from a PhD's dissertation

Where to use & benefits


GET = "give me some info" (Retrieve)
POST = "here's some update info" (Update)
PUT = "here's some new info" (Create)
DELETE = "delete some info" (Delete)

payload: form data

For details see

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