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Representational state transfer, or REST, is an architectural style for networking software to transfer information through the web.

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Typescript, CRUD Applications, and the generation of resource identifiers

I am currently trying a create a fairly simple, declarative RESTful CRUD framework, whereby I can define a resource type, and have both the API endpoint created, as well as the the functions to Create/...
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Frontend design for rest service

I'm currently working on a rest service writen in c++/qt and i'm also thinking about the future web ui who will use this service. I admit i'm not super expert in html/js since i've always worked on ...
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Understanding Backend

I recently got into website development and am in the process of making my first website using Angular 2 right now. I already created websites in the past using basic HTML and PHP but that was nothing ...
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REST's biggest adoption blocker? [closed]

Let me be upfront: I love the RESTful constraints for network-based software applications, especially when they cross organizational boundaries. That being said, I find that RESTful constraints go ...
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what is the utility to a REST API for SIP trunk's?

Why does Twilio offer: Trunking REST API docs - Provision, configure, and modify SIP Trunks and phone numbers with the REST API. What are the top usages for this API? I appreciate that the process ...
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How to make REST API to be accessed only from trusted (my) application? [duplicate]

How can we safeguard REST API to be accessed only from trusted clients? Let me explain the scenario, lets say there is an API which will be accessed from mobile application MA and web application WA. ...
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Less PHP request to REST API

I had an argument with my PHP developer today who tried to convince me that REST API has to provide all the request from PHP since a server is faster than client devices such as desktop. As I am a ...
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Validating Server Response [closed]

I have written a REST API and a c# program. how do i validate that the response is real, and from my server. SCENARIO: i distribute a freeware to a certain community, which will then require them to ...
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An entity belongs to another entity. Should a REST API provide just the ID of its parent, or its endpoint?

Say a dictionary belongs to a language. For the endpoint dictionary/{id}, which is preferable out of: {..., 'language_id': {id}, ...} and: {..., 'language': '/language/{id}', ...} ?
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Design Restful API Get manipulated data from resource [closed]

I am new to rest, I have an entity called availableJobPositions. I want to get most Interesting job by sending a person skills. which url is good in restful: api/positions/skill/most-intersting?...
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How to design REST API with complicated property?

I need to design an Restful API resource and it's quite a complicated resource in that i need details about other resource to define my property. Currently I have 3 solution. Creating the related ...
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Joining web services entity

Let's assume I have access to two rest endpoints, /persons and /products. If I need to retrieve 100K persons with their respective products, what is the best way to do that? How can I join them ...
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Performance comparison of Legacy VB6 Software vs Node.js and React.js

My company just started a new production management software by using serial communication to scales. My company has already developed the software using VB6 in 2006 and keep using that outdated ...