REST has quickly become the de-facto standard for building web services on the web because they’re easy to build and easy to consume. REST embraces the precepts of the web, including its architecture, benefits, and everything else.

So building on top of HTTP, REST APIs provide the means to build flexible APIs that can:

  • Support backward compatibility
  • Evolvable APIs
  • Scaleable services
  • Securable services
  • A spectrum of stateless to stateful services

In Spring ecosystem, REST is a first class citizen. The platform is fully mature and keep improving, catch the latest trend in Cloud computing.

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