[REST] REST vs RESTful what is the difference?

REST vs RESTful what is the difference? this is a problem faced by many people who start learning about REST services. REST stands for REpresentational State Transfer.

So, whats so different about REST and RESTful? Its very simple.

REST is an “architectural style” which exploits/uses the existing protocols and technologies in the of the World Wide Web (WWW).

RESTful is typically used to refer to web services implementing such an architecture.

This is the basic idea of REST and RESTful. If there is anything to add please leave a comment such a short blog post deserves more content :).

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