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Restlet in Action: Developing RESTful web APIs in Java by Jerome Louvel, Thierry Templier, and Thierry Boileau

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Appendix A. Overview of the Restlet Framework

This appendix continues the tour of the Restlet Framework started in the first chapter. It begins with a description of Restlet’s core module (which provides the Restlet API and its implementation, also known as the Restlet Engine) and extensions built on top of the core module. We then present the notion of editions, which is the way for the Restlet Framework to adapt to various technical contexts while still providing the same high-level API. We conclude this appendix by explaining the versioning scheme used, including the release tags such as stable, testing, and unstable.

A.1. Restlet API

The most important part of the Restlet Framework is its Restlet API. Once you learn it, you can understand ...

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