Understanding Web API Protocols, Practices, and Styles

Learn about web API protocols, practices, and styles.

In this lesson, before discussing the details of Git, let’s review the open standards and common practices that have helped make the internet, and the web in particular, a great place to build and publish APIs. For that, we’ll cover three general topics:

  • HTTP protocol
  • Common practices behind the success of the web
  • REST style for designing and building HTTP-based applications

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