What is and isn’t REST

Things that aren’t magically true just because your API is RESTian:

  1. Writing clients is easy.You don’t even need a client, you can just derive everything from a single endpoint.
  2. Your API maps properly onto your business objects and therefore makes sense.
  3. Your API will scale properly.
  4. Your API is easy to extendYou won’t get support requests from people who didn’t read the documentation.

(Full Story: What is and isn’t REST)


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