Tag : REST

REST is not about APIs, Part 2

Most articles on REST seem to focus only on APIs. This view misses several key benefits of a RESTful system.  The true potential of REST is to build systems as scalable, distributed, resilient, and composable as the Web. Yes, APIs play a role in this but by themselves are not enough. In Part 1 of…

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REST is not about APIs, Part 1

Most articles on REST seem to focus only on APIs. This view misses several key benefits of a RESTful system.  The true potential of REST is to build systems as scalable, distributed, resilient, and composable as the Web. Yes, APIs play a role in this but by themselves are not enough. In this two-part post,…

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