Building Better REST APIs

First Things First

The Simplistic (Yet Useful) Approach

Designing Long-Running Tasks

Semantics Matters

201 — Created At

204 — Success with No Content

400 — Bad Request

402 — Payment Required

404 — Not Found

401 — Unauthorized

A Side Note About Basic Authentication

Provide Significative URLs

Consistent Behavior

Every Request is a Different Request

A Side Note About Unauthorized Password Storing



Caching Service

Web Server Caching

Client-Side Caching

Multi-thread Management


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