RESTful Web Clients (O'Reilly)
RESTful Web Clients (O'Reilly)
Monday, 20 March 2017

Web-based REST and hypermedia-style APIs are becoming more common, but many developers rely on custom client code instead of applying the same techniques and patterns to hypermedia clients. In this book subtitled "Enabling Reuse Through Hypermedia", Mike Amundsen shows how to move from one-off implementations to general-purpose client apps that are stable, flexible, and reusable.

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It provides background information, examples, dialogues, and clear recommendations for building effective hypermedia-based client applications.

Author: Mike Amundsen
Publisher: O'Reilly
Date: February 2017
Pages: 350
ISBN: 978-1491921906
Print: 1491921900
Kindle: B06X1B71QY
Audience: Web developers
Level: intermediate
Category: Web design and development 

 

 

 

  • Convert HTML-only web apps into a JSON API service
  • Overcome the challenges of maintaining plain JSON-style client apps
  • Decouple the output format from the internal object model with the representor pattern
  • Explore client apps built with HAL—Hypertext Application Language
  • Tackle reusable clients with the Request, Parse, Wait Loop (RPW) pattern
  • Learn the pros and cons of building client apps with the Siren content type
  • Deal with API versioning by adopting a change-over-time aesthetic
  • Compare how JSON, HAL, Siren, and Collection+JSON clients handle the Objects/Addresses/Actions Challenge
  • Craft a single client application that can consume multiple services

 

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Pages: 282

ISBN: 978-1491946633
Print: 1491946636
Kindle: B00JW0YOII

Aimed at: IT managers and ‘web architects’ 
Rating: 4

Reviewed by: Kay Ewbank

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Pages: 240
ISBN: 978-1785882876
Print: 1785882872
Kindle: B0166Y6Z84
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Rating: 4.0
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