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RESTful Web Services - POST, PUT, GET, DELETE

Web services are very common these days as everything or most of the implementation is now API based. Every social network is providing API for fetching their data. Like if you take a case of TWITTER, it provides it's API to fetch different data related to user or for analytic. There are 2 types of web services namely: SOAP REST SOAP is based on WSDL and return data in XML format. But I will not talk about it here. I will be discussing about REST , an acronym for RE presentational S tate T ransfer methods. RESTful web services are very simple to learn and implement. They are basically stateless. It is based on HTTP URI and everything is implemented using URL. In this post I will explain about the four methods that are used with REST. POST PUT GET DELETE Let's dive deep into each of these methods of the REST. RESTful Java Web Services: Master Core REST Concepts and Create RESTful Web Services in Java POST It is used for creating a new entity. It is basically us