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Discovering the power of Representational State Transfer (REST)

Discover the principles and history of Representational State Transfer (REST) and why its six constraints are essential for building scalable web services and APIs.

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Optimizing REST API Performance with query parameters for data filtering

Learn how to implement filtering by query parameters in your REST API to improve user experience, performance, and scalability. This blog covers the basics of query parameters, different types of filters, best practices for designing and optimizing filters, and tips for handling errors. Whether you're building a new REST API or improving an existing one, filtering with query parameters can help your clients get the most out of your API.

The key ingredients of RESTful APIs: resources, representations, and statelessness

Discover the key concepts of RESTful API development - resources, representations, statelessness - and build scalable, reliable APIs for modern apps.

Using query parameters and headers in REST API design

Learn benefits, examples & considerations of using query parameters & headers in REST API design. Improve functionality, security & performance.
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HTTP status codes 101: A guide implementing status codes in REST APIs

Learn how to implement and test HTTP status codes in REST APIs, including best practices for designing and choosing the right status codes.

Implementing RESTful endpoints: a step-by-step guide

This article emphasizes the importance of designing and implementing RESTful endpoints and encourages readers to implement them in their projects for API success.

Unleashing the power of RESTful APIs: a deep dive into OpenAPI and Swagger

Unleash the power of RESTful APIs with OpenAPI and Swagger. Learn about the history, benefits, and how to get started using this specification to document and interact with APIs. Standardize, document, test, and generate code with OpenAPI and Swagger, language independently.

REST vs SOAP: A comprehensive guide to their differences

Discover key differences between REST and SOAP APIs. Learn pros and cons, functionality, security, use cases, and how to choose the right API standard.
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Understanding HTTP methods in REST API development

Learn about the different HTTP methods (GET, POST, PUT, DELETE, etc.) and their usage in REST APIs. Understand their definitions, usage, limitations, and considerations for effective API design. Get a comprehensive guide for building robust and efficient APIs.
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