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Representational State Transfer

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  1. a style of software architecture for distributed hypermedia systems such as the World Wide Web

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  2. As such, it is not strictly a method for building what are sometimes called "web services." The terms “representational state transfer” and “REST” were introduced in 2000 in the doctoral dissertation of Roy Fielding, one of the principal auth

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  3. strictly refers to a collection of network architecture principles which outline how resources are defined and addressed

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  4. The term is often used in a looser sense to describe any simple interface which transmits domain-specific data over HTTP without an additional messaging layer such as SOAP or session tracking via HTTP cookies

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  5. “REST for the Rest of Us”

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