Armed with our basic knowledge of API terminology from this article we turn our attention to the basic make-up of an API’s internals. In this article we take a look at the DNA of an API.
In a previous article we touched on the two prominent web services standards as we expanded our understanding of APIs. Volumes of books have been written on both SOAP and REST as the subject is rather extensive but in this article we will focus on a high level overview of both.
In a previous post we read about the definition of an API and touched on the types of interfaces available. Today we will look at the interfaces specific to web and mobile application development.