There are lots of posts on the Internet on how to design RESTful API already, so why to bother with writing another one? Unfortunately many posts are rather theoretical. They carelessly mix important and unimportant for practice stuff together, sometimes flavouring the mix with questionable recommendations.
It's not easy to find a good practical article on the topic, and Best Practices for Designing a Pragmatic RESTful API by Vinay Sahni is one of these rare pearls. Vinay's post is a comprehensive lengthy chunk and, if you have time, I highly recommend it. If you are after a shorter summary ofRead more »