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REST: Good Practices for API Design

Design Your REST API So That It Will Get Used

Poorly Designed REST APIs = FRUSTRATION

What is REST?

Why Is API Design So Important?

1. Be easy to understand so that integration is straightforward

2. Be well documented, so that semantic behaviors are understood (not just syntactic)

3. Follow accepted standards such as HTTP

Designing and Developing Highly Useful REST APIs

Table 1: HTTP Verbs and Use

Wrapping Up

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