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Representational State Transfer (REST)

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Representational State Transfer (REST) - definitions

REST - Representational State Transfer. This is a more lightweight protocol for Web Services than SOAP.

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Stibo Systems, 27 May 2011 10:02:58, External

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REST - [Internet] Acronym for Representational State Transfer. An architecture for exchanging information between peers in a decentralized, distributed environment. REST allows programs on different computers to communicate independently of an operating system or platform by sending a Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) request to a uniform resource locator (URL) and getting back data in some format"”for example, XML, or inside a URL. REST is used in Web services.

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Source: esri, 03 August 2012 08:21:26, External

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