API Glossary

There are many acronyms and definitions in the world of the API so we have put together a short list containing the most used terms...

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R
Rate (throttle rate) -

Maximum burst rate measured over one second.

REST -

Representational State Transfer (REST) models the data as web documents, using identifying URLs and standard HTTP requests such as GET, PUT, HEAD, DELETE and POST to manipulate them.

Representation -

Data that describes the state of the resource. Usually the body of an HTTP request/response.