What does HATEOAS offer for discoverability and decoupling besides ability to change your URL structure more or less freely?
Lately I've been reading about Hypermedia as the Engine of Application State (HATEOAS), the constraint that is claimed to make a web API "truly RESTful". It boils down to basically including links ...
I'm working through designing a RESTful API. We know we want to return JSON and XML for any given resource. I had been thinking we would do something like this: GET /api/something?param1=value1 ...
I'm diving deeper into developing RESTful APIs and have so far worked with a few different frameworks to achieve this. Of course I've run into the same-origin policy, and now I'm wondering how web ...
This all may come across very newbish, but I'm trying to wrap my head around designing a website that is thoroughly RESTful. I understand applying RESTful design to things like Users, Photos, Blog ...
I've read quite a few articles on the difference between POST and PUT and in when the two should be used. But there are still few things confusing me ( hopefully questions will make some sense ): 1) ...
I have a REST API to manage a booking system I'm searching how to manage this situation : A customer can book a time slot : A TimeSlot resource is created and linked to a Person resource. In order to ...
I have an HTTP serving an API which works either anonymously or with a secret key in a header, like so: GET /profile?authenticationKey Authorization: 1234567890 I want to reject any request coming ...
I am working on a web api and I am curios about the HTTP SEARCH verb and how you should use it. My first approach was, well you could use it surely for a search. But asp.net WebApi doesn't support ...
This question comes from here. I believe it deserves to be on its own instead of being lost in a long question with multiple points. I'm building an API and find myself limited by HTTP error codes. ...