Posts Tagged: CRUD

Designing a True REST State Machine

There are many misconceptions surrounding what exactly Representational State Transfer (REST) is. The prime of which is the concept of hypermedia, or defined in full context, Hypermedia as the engine of application state (HATEOAS).

Jargon aside, hypermedia is actually a valuable idea that many self-touted “RESTful” web APIs do not adhere to. Read more

How to Use Hypermedia APIs to Deliver HTML With Adaptive Web Design

Gustaf Kotte from Jayway software innovation consultancy describes HTML as the lowest common denominator in a world where the number of devices is steadily growing. Yet we act as if it is the opposite, with mobile clients putting on weight while application programming interfaces (APIs) are trimmed down. Read more