Paging, sorting, filtering and retrieving specific fields in your RESTful API

Fifth article in the series of “ Pragmatic decisions for your RESTful API”, this post talks about paging, sorting, filtering and retrieving specific fields in your RESTful API.

Paging your results: use limit & offset query parameters, return x-total-count header

To page your results, use an offset and limit query parameters. For example, to return between user 50 and 100: