Month: June 2020

What Is A Rest Api

June 15, 2020
Sometimes it's worth revisiting the basics. Some things you think you know, then when you scratch the surface you realise you didn't know them quite as well as you thought you did. That's how it was when I started looking at the fundamentals of REST API's. I've been testing REST API's for years but I didn't really know what REST stood for. Do you? There might be 6 architectural principles defining REST (more on those later) but the fundamentals come down to just two things. Funnily enough those two things are highlighted in the name, REST.  REpresentational and  State Transfer Each of these concpets is introduced the following short video:  In short then, Representational means that it should be...
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