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What is REST APIs in simple terms

What is REST APIs in simple terms

What is rest API for the layman

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Chop Coding
·Jan 17, 2022·

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Being a developer all of us has come across a term known as rest API, in this blog, I will try to explain it as simple as possible using images that I have created

Let's take an example of a toy shop that wants to expose the API to toy giants like Hamleys, so that Hamleys can also list the toys.

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There are multiple API protocols and REST is the most popular one

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How does an endpoint look like?

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