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DZone Refcardz: REST: Foundations of RESTful Architecture

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We are happy to announce the release of DZone's latest Refcardz publication: an update to REST: Foundations of RESTful Architecture by Brian Sletten.

The Representational State Transfer (REST) architectural style is not a technology you can purchase or a library you can add to your software development project. It is first and foremost a worldview that elevates information into a first class element of the architectures we build.

The summary of the approach is that by making specific architectural choices, we can elicit desirable properties from the systems we deploy. The constraints detailed in this architectural style are not intended to be used everywhere, but they are widely applicable.

When you download this Refcard, you'll learn about:

  • The Basics of REST
  • SOAP
  • The Richardson Maturity Model
  • RESTful Verbs
  • Response Codes
  • REST Resources

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