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Instant Lift Web Applications How-to by Torsten Uhlmann

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Building a REST API (Medium)

Imagine you run into a situation where you want to open a part of your application to third-party apps, or you want to build native applications with access to the same functionality you use based on the Web. These are reasons to start thinking about implementing an API that can be accessed from other applications. REpresentational State Transfer (REST) is a great choice for building your API that will most likely fit your requirements. REST is a de facto standard for building web-based APIs and as it happens Lift comes with great built-in support for that protocol.

Getting ready

We can't go much into the details of REST. If you're not familiar with it, please use your favorite search engine or book seller. The basics ...

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