REST, RESTful, REST-like API Resources

30 Jan 2017

Papers

Blog posts

What is HATEOAS?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HATEOAS

Drawbacks of HATEOAS

Humans can follow links, even as a website goes through significant changes. Code can follow links, but can’t make clear independent decisions when significant changes happen to the API.

Specifications

There is no REST specification, REST is a architecture style.

Read more:

REST API Guidelines

Books

Tools

Documentation

Building a RESTful API

Calling a RESTful API using PHP

REST alternatives

Drawbacks

Discussions