A REST (Representational State Transfer) API allows developers to execute operations on that system by exchanging copies of data (transferring the state) so that the server does not store any client session information (the server is stateless).

Methods (Verbs)

REST API Call include the standard HTTP methods for CRUD (create, read, update, and delete):

  • GET - read an object
  • POST - create an object
  • PUT - update an entire object
  • PATCH - update part of an object
  • DELETE - delete an object