I'd just like to interject for a moment. What you’re referring to as REST, is in fact, HTTP+JSON, or as I’ve recently taken to calling it, REST minus HATEOS. HTTP+JSON is not a REST API unto itself, but rather another component of a fully functioning REST API made useful by the hyperlinks, schema-lessness and generic system components comprising a full REST API as defined by Roy Fielding's thesis.
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