For Internet giants, such as Facebook, Amazon and Twitter, REST APIs have become the de-facto way to expose their APIs to third parties.
But REST is often misunderstood and misused, which means that its full power is not realized. The reason is that many engineers lack an accurate understanding of both the REST architectural style and RESTful Web Services.
This little book gives you a solid understanding of what REST Services are all about. It both explains the architectural style in details and shows how to call REST Services using examples from Twitter, WordPress and other real-world APIs.
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