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Now a days, API development and API testing has brought a boom in software industry. Rest and Soap are two different types of Webservices.
REST API is web standards based architecture which uses HTTP Protocol for data communication.
REST API stands for REpresentational State Transfer.
Advantages of Rest API
Methods of Rest API : Following are the HTTP methods which are commonly used in REST based architecture.
Stateless protocol is a type of communications protocol which helps in treating each request as an independent transaction which is not related to any previous request. Due to this, the communication consists of separate independent pairs of request and response.
A stateless protocol does not require the server to maintain the session information or status about each communications partner for the duration of multiple requests.