How does REST API work?

API - Application Programming Interface. REST API - Representational State Transfer API. SERVER: the place has the resources. Client call (API call) -> Server - Data back over HTTP protocol. API Key - interface to identify its user, developer or calling program to a website, which is normally used to assist in tracking and controlling how the interface is being utilized.

Four API Call Types:

  • Post: Create

  • Get: Read

  • Put: Update

  • Delete: Delete

Compose the API Call through https protocol:

/Resource/ {Required parameter} (Optional parameter) API Key

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