RESTful Web Services have become a “defacto” Application Programming Interface (API) for the Internet. A typical RESTful Web Service architecture leverages HTTP to implement basic Create, Read, Update and Delete (CRUD) operations. The following table shows how RESTful Web Services use the combination of HTTP Operations and URIs to support these CRUD operations.
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