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RESTful Web APIs by Sam Ruby, Mike Amundsen, Leonard Richardson

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Index

A note on the digital index

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A

<a> tags, HTML as a Hypermedia Format, Hypermedia Controls
Accept headers, Content Negotiation, Accept
Accept-Charset headers, Accept-Charset
Accept-Encoding headers, Compression, Accept-Encoding
Accept-Language headers, Content Negotiation, Accept-Language
Accept-Ranges headers, Partial GET, Accept-Ranges
Activity Streams, Activity Streams
addressability, Addressability, Identification of Resources
Age headers, Age
agent-type API clients, The agent
Allow headers, Allow
ALPS (Application-Level Protocol Semantics)
application semantics in, ALPS
benefits of, ALPS
examples of, ALPS
lenient format of, ALPS Doesn’t Do Everything
profile link relation in, Advantages of ALPS
repository for, Advantages of ALPS, The ALPS Registry
API calls
server implementation details and, Is Maze+XML an API?
API clients
automated, Client #2: The Mapmaker, Client #3: The Boaster, Automated Clients
human-driven, Client #1: The GameClient #1: The Game, Human-Driven Clients
APIs (application programming interfaces)
adding hypermedia to existing, Adding Hypermedia to an Existing API
Collection+JSON in, Collection+JSON
constraints and, Liberated by Constraints
design of (see design procedure)
downfalls ...

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