Implementing 5 Principles of REST using WCF Services

REST is just using the current feature of the ‘Web’ in a simple, yet effective manner. Some amazing features of the Web are:

  1. Standard and unified methods like POST,GET,PUT and DELETE
  2. Matured and widely accepted HTTP protocol.
  3. Stateless nature of the HTTP protocol.
  4. Easy to use URL format to locate any web resource.

There are 5 basic fundamentals of the web in which REST are leveraged:

Principle 1: Everything is a Resource.

Principle 2: Every resource is identified by a unique identifier.

Principle 3: Use simple and uniform interfaces.

Principle 4: Communication is done by representation.

Principle 5: Be stateless


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