No more custom API mazes

Why reusable REST APIs are changing the game

REST APIs make our lives easier – but we’re still in the dark ages when it comes to making our APIs general purpose, portable and reusable. Ben Busse shows us the common pitfalls of hand-coding custom REST APIs and the architectural advantages and technical characteristics of reusable REST APIs.

Getting some REST

How to export data to REST

Standardisation, automated tasks and “content negotiation” –– there are plenty of reasons to use REST for exposing data. Geertjan Wielenga shows us how to get started using NetBeans in a few easy steps.