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A Deep Look into RESTful APIs

You may have heard of REST APIs. But what exactly is REST? Or if you are a beginner, what is an API? In today’s post, I shall explain the definitions of a RESTful API, how it works and why you as a developer should know how to build REST APIs.

What is an API?

An API (Application Program Interface) is a set of functions and procedures that enables different programs to…




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