If you prefer video, full video available here: REST is the most common communication standard between computers over the internet. What is it? Why is it so popular? The common API standard used by most mobile and web applications to talk to the servers is called REST. It stands for REpresentational State Transfer.
Nice and succinct. However i think there is some missing info. I don’t see what you’re referring to in the “Here is an example:” and “For instance:” portions of the article. It could be just my phone, but letting you know just in case.