Building RESTful Python Web Services

Author: Gaston C. Hillar

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 178646425X

Category: Computers

Page: 418

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Create web services that are lightweight, maintainable, scalable, and secure using the best tools and techniques designed for Python About This Book Develop RESTful Web Services using the most popular frameworks in Python Configure and fine-tune your APIs using the best tools and techniques available This practical guide will help you to implement complete REST-based APIs from scratch Who This Book Is For This book is for web developers who have working knowledge of Python and would like to build amazing web services by taking advantage of the various frameworks of Python. You should have some knowledge of RESTful APIs. What You Will Learn Develop complex RESTful APIs from scratch with Python combined with and without data sources Choose the most appropriate (micro) framework based on the specific requirements of a RESTful API / web service Debug, test, and profile RESTful APIs with each of the frameworks Develop a complex RESTful API that interacts with a PostgreSQL database Add authentication and permissions to a RESTful API built in each of the frameworks Map URL patterns to request handlers and check how the API works Profile an existing API and refactor it to take advantage of asynchronous code In Detail Python is the language of choice for millions of developers worldwide, due to its gentle learning curve as well as its vast applications in day-to-day programming. It serves the purpose of building great web services in the RESTful architecture. This book will show you the best tools you can use to build your own web services. Learn how to develop RESTful APIs using the popular Python frameworks and all the necessary stacks with Python, Django, Flask, and Tornado, combined with related libraries and tools. We will dive deep into each of these frameworks to build various web services, and will provide use cases and best practices on when to use a particular framework to get the best results. We will show you everything required to successfully develop RESTful APIs with the four frameworks such as request handling, URL mapping, serialization, validation, authentication, authorization, versioning, ORMs, databases, custom code for models and views, and asynchronous callbacks. At the end of each framework, we will add authentication and security to the RESTful APIs and prepare tests for it. By the end of the book, you will have a deep understanding of the stacks needed to build RESTful web services. Style and approach The book takes a straightforward approach, not spending time getting you started with RESTful APIs and web services. It will give you the best use cases for each framework to build great web services in Python.

Building RESTful Python Web Services

Author: Gaston C. Hillar

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781786462251

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Create web services that are lightweight, maintainable, scalable, and secure using the best tools and techniques designed for PythonAbout This Book* Develop RESTful Web Services using the most popular frameworks in Python* Configure and fine-tune your APIs using the best tools and techniques available* This practical guide will help you to implement complete REST-based APIs from scratchWho This Book Is ForThe book takes a straightforward approach, not spending time getting you started with RESTful APIs and web services. It will give you the best use cases for each framework to build great web services in Python.What you will learn* Develop complex RESTful APIs from scratch with Python combined with and without data sources* Choose the most appropriate (micro) framework based on the specific requirements of a RESTful API / web service* Debug, test, and profile RESTful APIs with each of the frameworks* Develop a complex RESTful API that interacts with a PostgreSQL database* Add authentication and permissions to a RESTful API built in each of the frameworksIn DetailPython is the language of choice for millions of developers worldwide, due to its gentle learning curve as well as its vast applications in day-to-day programming. It serves the purpose of building great web services in the RESTful architecture, and this book will show you the best tools you can use to build your own web services.This book will show you how to develop RESTful APIs using the popular Python frameworks and all the necessary stacks with Python, Django, Flask, Pyramid, and Tornado, combined with related libraries and tools. We will dive deep into each of these frameworks to build various web services, and will provide use cases and best practices on when to use a particular framework to get the best results.We will show you everything required to successfully develop RESTful APIs with the four frameworks such as request handling, URL mapping, serialization, validation, authentication, authorization, versioning, ORMs, databases, custom code for models and views, and asynchronous callbacks. At the end of each framework, we will add authentication and security to the RESTful APIs and prepare tests for it.By the end of the book, you will have a deep understanding of the stacks needed to build RESTful web services.

Django RESTful Web Services

The easiest way to build Python RESTful APIs and web services with Django

Author: Gastón C. Hillar

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1788835573

Category: Computers

Page: 326

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Design, build and test RESTful web services with the Django framework and Python Key Features Create efficient real-world RESTful web services with the latest Django framework Authenticate, secure, and integrate third-party packages efficiently in your Web Services Leverage the power of Python for faster Web Service development Book Description Django is a Python web framework that makes the web development process very easy. It reduces the amount of trivial code, which simplifies the creation of web applications and results in faster development. It is very powerful and a great choice for creating RESTful web services. If you are a Python developer and want to efficiently create RESTful web services with Django for your apps, then this is the right book for you. The book starts off by showing you how to install and configure the environment, required software, and tools to create RESTful web services with Django and the Django REST framework. We then move on to working with advanced serialization and migrations to interact with SQLite and non-SQL data sources. We will use the features included in the Django REST framework to improve our simple web service. Further, we will create API views to process diverse HTTP requests on objects, go through relationships and hyperlinked API management, and then discover the necessary steps to include security and permissions related to data models and APIs. We will also apply throttling rules and run tests to check that versioning works as expected. Next we will run automated tests to improve code coverage. By the end of the book, you will be able to build RESTful web services with Django. What you will learn The best way to build a RESTful Web Service or API with Django and the Django REST Framework Develop complex RESTful APIs from scratch with Django and the Django REST Framework Work with either SQL or NoSQL data sources Design RESTful Web Services based on application requirements Use third-party packages and extensions to perform common tasks Create automated tests for RESTful web services Debug, test, and profile RESTful web services with Django and the Django REST Framework Who this book is for This book is for Python developers who want to create RESTful web services with Django; you need to have a basic working knowledge of Django but no previous experience with RESTful web services is required.

Flask: Building Python Web Services

Author: Gareth Dwyer,Shalabh Aggarwal,Jack Stouffer

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1787285448

Category: Computers

Page: 770

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Unleash the full potential of the Flask web framework by creating small to large and powerful web applications About This Book Create your own world-class applications and master the art of Flask by unravelling its enigma through this journey Packed with recipes containing lots of sample applications to help you understand the intricacies of Flask web programming Work with scalable Flask application structures to create complex web apps Who This Book Is For This learning path is ideal developers who know the basics of Python and want to learn how to use the Flask framework to build powerful web solutions in Python. What You Will Learn Build three web applications from the ground up using the powerful Python micro framework, Flask. Extend your applications to build advanced functionality, such as a user account control system using Flask-Login Learn about web application security and defend against common attacks, such as SQL injection and XSS Integrate with technologies like Redis, Sentry, MongoDB and so on Build applications with integrations to most of the login mechanisms available Don't just stop at development. Learn about deployment and post-deployment Use SQLAlchemy to programmatically query a database Develop a custom Flask extension In Detail Are you a fan of Python? Want to use it to create powerful web applications? Then Flask is the perfect choice for you. This course will take you through the intricacies of the Flask Microframework, covering all it's components and elements and how to integrate it with useful third party libraries. Dive deep into what Flask has to offer and then you will create multiple Python apps from scratch on your own. The first module will introduce you to web development using Flask to building fully functional web applications. Hands-on and pragmatic, this tutorial goes right to the crux of Flask by showing you how to build challenging real-world applications. The second module introduces you to a number of recipes that will help you understand the power of Flask and its extensions. Start by seeing the different configurations that a Flask application can make use of. By the end of this module, you will have gained all the knowledge required to write Flask applications in the best possible way, and scale them with best practices. The final module will walk you through advanced Flask topics while providing practical examples of for all your lessons learned. The module closes with a discussion of the different platforms that are available to deploy a Flask app on, the pros and cons of each one, and how to deploy on each one. This Learning Path combines some of the best that Packt has to offer in one complete, curated package. It includes content from the following Packt products: Flask By-Example: Gareth Dwyer Flask Framework Cookbook: Shalabh Aggarwal Mastering Flask: Jack Stouffer Style and approach Filled with practical examples and recipes, this course is a great combination of example-driven learning complemented by exciting techniques to build powerful Python web applications with the Flask framework

Building RESTful Web Services with Go

Learn How to Build Powerful RESTful APIs with Golang That Scale Gracefully

Author: Naren Yellavula

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781788294287

Category: Computers

Page: 316

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Explore the necessary concepts of REST API development by building few real world services from scratch. Key Features Follow best practices and explore techniques such as clustering and caching to achieve a reactive, scalable web service Leverage the Gin Framework to quickly implement RESTful endpoints Learn to implement a client library for a RESTful web service using Go Book Description REST is an architectural style that tackles the challenges of building scalable web services and in today's connected world, APIs have taken a central role on the web. APIs provide the fabric through which systems interact, and REST has become synonymous with APIs. The depth, breadth, and ease of use of Go, makes it a breeze for developers to work with it to build robust Web APIs. This book takes you through the design of RESTful web services and leverages a framework like Gin to implement these services. The book starts with a brief introduction to REST API development and how it transformed the modern web. You will learn how to handle routing and authentication of web services along with working with middleware for internal service. The book explains how to use Go frameworks to build RESTful web services and work with MongoDB to create REST API. You will learn how to integrate Postgres SQL and JSON with a Go web service and build a client library in Go for consuming REST API. You will learn how to scale APIs using the microservice architecture and deploy the REST APIs using Nginx as a proxy server. Finally you will learn how to metricize a REST API using an API Gateway. By the end of the book you will be proficient in building RESTful APIs in Go. What you will learn Create HTTP handler and introspect the Gorilla Mux router OAuth 2 implementation with Go Build RESTFul API with Gin Framework Create REST API with MongoDB and Go Build a working client library and unit test for REST API Debug, test, and profile RESTful APIs with each of the frameworks Optimize and scale REST API using microservices Who this book is for This book is intended for those who want to learn to build RESTful web services with a framework like Gin. To make best use of the code samples included in the book, you should have a basic knowledge of Go programming.

Building RESTful Web Services with PHP 7

Author: Haafiz Waheed-ud-din Ahmad

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 178728364X

Category: Computers

Page: 244

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Learn how to build RESTful API and web services in PHP 7 About This Book Leverage the Lumen framework to build RESTful API endpoints for your applications Understand how to increase efficiency and security of your web service. Learn to apply the concepts by implementing the examples covered in the book Who This Book Is For This book is for PHP developers who wish to learn about the REST architecture to be able to build and consume REST APIs in their applications. What You Will Learn Understand the REST API architecture and its benefits Write RESTful API web services in PHP 7 Address security-elated issues in a REST API Leverage the importance of automated testing and write tests for API endpoints Identify security flaws in our current API endpoints and tackle them effectively Observe the working of Lumen microframeworks and write RESTful web services in it In Detail REST is the most wide spread and effective standard to develop APIs for internet services. With the way PHP and its eco-system has modernized the way code is written by simplifying various operations, it is useful to develop RESTful APIs with PHP 7 and modern tools. This book explains in detail how to create your own RESTful API in PHP 7 that can be consumed by other users in your organization. Starting with a brief introduction to the fundamentals of REST architecture and the new features in PHP 7, you will learn to implement basic RESTful API endpoints using vanilla PHP. The book explains how to identify flaws in security and design and teach you how to tackle them. You will learn about composer, Lumen framework and how to make your RESTful API cleaner, secure and efficient. The book emphasizes on automated tests, teaches about different testing types and give a brief introduction to microservices which is the natural way forward. After reading this book, you will have a clear understanding of the REST architecture and you can build a web service from scratch. Style and approach This book will get you started with REST architecture and will also teach you different methods to build web services from scratch.

Pro RESTful APIs

Design, Build and Integrate with REST, JSON, XML and JAX-RS

Author: Sanjay Patni

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1484226658

Category: Computers

Page: 126

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Discover the RESTful technologies, including REST, JSON, XML, JAX-RS web services, SOAP and more, for building today's microservices, big data applications, and web service applications. This book is based on a course the Oracle-based author is teaching for UC Santa Cruz Silicon Valley which covers architecture, design best practices and coding labs. Pro RESTful APIs: Design gives you all the fundamentals from the top down: from the top (architecture) through the middle (design) to the bottom (coding). This book is a must have for any microservices or web services developer building applications and services. What You'll Learn Discover the key RESTful APIs, including REST, JSON, XML, JAX, SOAP and more Use these for web services and data exchange, especially in today's big data context Harness XML, JSON, REST, and JAX-RS in examples and case studies Apply best practices to your solutions’ architecture Who This Book Is For Experienced web programmers and developers.

RESTful Web Services Cookbook

Solutions for Improving Scalability and Simplicity

Author: Subbu Allamaraju

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 9781449388843

Category: Computers

Page: 316

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While the REST design philosophy has captured the imagination of web and enterprise developers alike, using this approach to develop real web services is no picnic. This cookbook includes more than 100 recipes to help you take advantage of REST, HTTP, and the infrastructure of the Web. You'll learn ways to design RESTful web services for client and server applications that meet performance, scalability, reliability, and security goals, no matter what programming language and development framework you use. Each recipe includes one or two problem statements, with easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions for solving them, as well as examples using HTTP requests and responses, and XML, JSON, and Atom snippets. You'll also get implementation guidelines, and a discussion of the pros, cons, and trade-offs that come with each solution. Learn how to design resources to meet various application scenarios Successfully design representations and URIs Implement the hypertext constraint using links and link headers Understand when and how to use Atom and AtomPub Know what and what not to do to support caching Learn how to implement concurrency control Deal with advanced use cases involving copying, merging, transactions, batch processing, and partial updates Secure web services and support OAuth

RESTful Web Services

Author: Leonard Richardson,Sam Ruby

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 0596554605

Category: Computers

Page: 454

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"Every developer working with the Web needs to read this book." -- David Heinemeier Hansson, creator of the Rails framework "RESTful Web Services finally provides a practical roadmap for constructing services that embrace the Web, instead of trying to route around it." -- Adam Trachtenberg, PHP author and EBay Web Services Evangelist You've built web sites that can be used by humans. But can you also build web sites that are usable by machines? That's where the future lies, and that's what RESTful Web Services shows you how to do. The World Wide Web is the most popular distributed application in history, and Web services and mashups have turned it into a powerful distributed computing platform. But today's web service technologies have lost sight of the simplicity that made the Web successful. They don't work like the Web, and they're missing out on its advantages. This book puts the "Web" back into web services. It shows how you can connect to the programmable web with the technologies you already use every day. The key is REST, the architectural style that drives the Web. This book: Emphasizes the power of basic Web technologies -- the HTTP application protocol, the URI naming standard, and the XML markup language Introduces the Resource-Oriented Architecture (ROA), a common-sense set of rules for designing RESTful web services Shows how a RESTful design is simpler, more versatile, and more scalable than a design based on Remote Procedure Calls (RPC) Includes real-world examples of RESTful web services, like Amazon's Simple Storage Service and the Atom Publishing Protocol Discusses web service clients for popular programming languages Shows how to implement RESTful services in three popular frameworks -- Ruby on Rails, Restlet (for Java), and Django (for Python) Focuses on practical issues: how to design and implement RESTful web services and clients This is the first book that applies the REST design philosophy to real web services. It sets down the best practices you need to make your design a success, and the techniques you need to turn your design into working code. You can harness the power of the Web for programmable applications: you just have to work with the Web instead of against it. This book shows you how.

Building Serverless Python Web Services with Zappa

Build and deploy serverless applications on AWS using Zappa

Author: Abdulwahid Abdulhaque Barguzar

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1788837932

Category: Computers

Page: 324

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Master serverless architectures in Python and their implementation, with Zappa on three different frameworks. Key Features Scalable serverless Python web services using Django, Flask, and Pyramid. Learn Asynchronous task execution on AWS Lambda and scheduling using Zappa. Implementing Zappa in a Docker container. Book Description Serverless applications are becoming very popular these days, not just because they save developers the trouble of managing the servers, but also because they provide several other benefits such as cutting heavy costs and improving the overall performance of the application. This book will help you build serverless applications in a quick and efficient way. We begin with an introduction to AWS and the API gateway, the environment for serverless development, and Zappa. We then look at building, testing, and deploying apps in AWS with three different frameworks--Flask, Django, and Pyramid. Setting up a custom domain along with SSL certificates and configuring them with Zappa is also covered. A few advanced Zappa settings are also covered along with securing Zappa with AWS VPC. By the end of the book you will have mastered using three frameworks to build robust and cost-efficient serverless apps in Python. What you will learn Build, test, and deploy a simple web service using AWS CLI Integrate Flask-based Python applications, via AWS CLI configuration Design Rest APIs integrated with Zappa for Flask and Django Create a project in the Pyramid framework and configure it with Zappa Generate SSL Certificates using Amazon Certificate Manager Configure custom domains with AWS Route 53 Create a Docker container similar to AWS Lambda Who this book is for Python Developers who are interested in learning how to develop fast and highly scalable serverless applications in Python, will find this book useful

REST APIs with Django

Build Powerful Web APIs with Python and Django

Author: William S. Vincent

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 9781983029981

Category: Computers

Page: 190

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The internet is powered by RESTful APIs. With the combination of the Django web framework and Django REST Framework, software developers can build robust web APIs in the Python programming language with a minimal amount of code. If you already know basic Django you can transform your websites into APIs in a matter of minutes. In this book we'll go well beyond the basics and build three progressively more complex APIs. We will learn how to connect a backend API to any frontend (such as React). And dive into advanced topics like user authentication, permissions, documentation, and more. TABLE OF CONTENTS * Introduction * Chapter 1: Web APIs * Chapter 2: Library website and API * Chapter 3: Todo API * Chapter 4: Todo React Frontend * Chapter 5: Blog API * Chapter 6: Permissions * Chapter 7: User Authentication * Chapter 8: Viewsets and Routers * Chapter 9: Schemas and Documentation * Conclusion

Flask Web Development

Developing Web Applications with Python

Author: Miguel Grinberg

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491947616

Category: Computers

Page: 258

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Take full creative control of your web applications with Flask, the Python-based microframework. With this hands-on book, you’ll learn Flask from the ground up by developing a complete social blogging application step-by-step. Author Miguel Grinberg walks you through the framework’s core functionality, and shows you how to extend applications with advanced web techniques such as database migration and web service communication. Rather than impose development guidelines as other frameworks do, Flask leaves the business of extensions up to you. If you have Python experience, this book shows you how to take advantage of that creative freedom. Learn Flask’s basic application structure and write an example app Work with must-have components—templates, databases, web forms, and email support Use packages and modules to structure a large application that scales Implement user authentication, roles, and profiles Build a blogging feature by reusing templates, paginating item lists, and working with rich text Use a Flask-based RESTful API to expose app functionality to smartphones, tablets, and other third-party clients Learn how to run unit tests and enhance application performance Explore options for deploying your web app to a production server

RESTful Web APIs

Services for a Changing World

Author: Leonard Richardson,Mike Amundsen,Sam Ruby

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449359736

Category: Computers

Page: 406

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The popularity of REST in recent years has led to tremendous growth in almost-RESTful APIs that don’t include many of the architecture’s benefits. With this practical guide, you’ll learn what it takes to design usable REST APIs that evolve over time. By focusing on solutions that cross a variety of domains, this book shows you how to create powerful and secure applications, using the tools designed for the world’s most successful distributed computing system: the World Wide Web. You’ll explore the concepts behind REST, learn different strategies for creating hypermedia-based APIs, and then put everything together with a step-by-step guide to designing a RESTful Web API. Examine API design strategies, including the collection pattern and pure hypermedia Understand how hypermedia ties representations together into a coherent API Discover how XMDP and ALPS profile formats can help you meet the Web API "semantic challenge" Learn close to two-dozen standardized hypermedia data formats Apply best practices for using HTTP in API implementations Create Web APIs with the JSON-LD standard and other the Linked Data approaches Understand the CoAP protocol for using REST in embedded systems

RESTful Java Web Services

Author: Jobinesh Purushothaman

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1784396370

Category: Computers

Page: 354

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Design scalable and robust RESTful web services with JAX-RS and Jersey extension APIs About This Book Get to grips with the portable Java APIs used for JSON processing Design solutions to produce, consume, and visualize RESTful web services using WADL, RAML, and Swagger A step-by-step guide packed with many real-life use-cases to help you build efficient and secure RESTful web APIs in Java Who This Book Is For If you are a web developer with a basic understanding of the REST concepts but are new to the idea of designing and developing RESTful web services, this is the book for you. As all the code samples for the book are written in Java, proficiency in Java is a must. What You Will Learn Introduce yourself to the RESTful software architectural style and the REST API design principles Make use of the JSR 353 APIs and Jackson API for JSON processing Build portable RESTful web APIs, making use of the JAX-RS 2.0 API Simplify API development using the Jersey extension APIs Secure your RESTful web services with various authentication and authorization mechanisms Get to grips with the various metadata solutions to describe, produce, and consume RESTful web services Understand the design and coding guidelines to build well-performing RESTful APIs See how the role of RESTful web services changes with emerging technologies and trends In Detail REST (REpresentational State Transfer) is a simple yet powerful software architecture style to create scalable web services and allow them to be simple, lightweight, and fast. The REST API uses HTTP and JSON, so that it can be used with many programming languages such as Ruby, Java, Python, and Scala. Its use in Java seems to be the most popular though, because of the API's reusability. This book is a guide to developing RESTful web services in Java using the popular RESTful framework APIs available today. You will begin with gaining an in-depth knowledge of the RESTful software architectural style and its relevance in modern applications. Further, you will understand the APIs to parse, generate, transform, and query JSON effectively. Then, you will see how to build a simple RESTful service using the popular JAX-RS 2.0 API along with some real-world examples. This book will introduce you to the Jersey framework API, which is used to simplify your web services. You will also see how to secure your services with various authentication mechanisms. You will get to grips with various solutions to describe, produce, consume, and visualize RESTful web services. Finally, you will see how to design your web services to equip them for the future technological advances, be it Cloud or mobile computing. By the end of this book, you will be able to efficiently build robust, scalable, and secure RESTful web services, making use of the JAX-RS and Jersey framework extensions. Style and approach This book is written as a step-by-step guide to designing and developing robust RESTful web services. Each topic is explained in a simple and easy-to-understand manner with lots of real-life use-cases and their solutions.

Building a RESTful Web Service with Spring

Author: Ludovic Dewailly

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785283197

Category: Computers

Page: 128

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A hands-on guide to building an enterprise-grade, scalable RESTful web service using the Spring Framework About This Book Follow best practices and explore techniques such as clustering and caching to achieve a scalable web service Leverage the Spring Framework to quickly implement RESTful endpoints Learn to implement a client library for a RESTful web service using the Spring Framework Who This Book Is For This book is intended for those who want to learn to build RESTful web services with the Spring Framework. To make best use of the code samples included in the book, you should have a basic knowledge of the Java language. Previous experience with the Spring Framework would also help you get up and running quickly. What You Will Learn Deep dive into the principles behind REST Expose CRUD operations through RESTful endpoints with the Spring Framework Devise response formats and error handling strategies, offering a consistent and flexible structure to simplify integration for service consumers Follow the best approaches for dealing with a service's evolution while maintaining backward compatibility Understand techniques to secure web services Comply with the best ways to test RESTful web services, including tips for load testing Optimise and scale web services using techniques such as caching and clustering In Detail REST is an architectural style that tackles the challenges of building scalable web services. In today's connected world, APIs have taken a central role on the web. APIs provide the fabric through which systems interact, and REST has become synonymous with APIs. The depth, breadth, and ease of use of Spring makes it one of the most attractive frameworks in the Java ecosystem. Marrying the two technologies is therefore a very natural choice. This book takes you through the design of RESTful web services and leverages the Spring Framework to implement these services. Starting from the basics of the philosophy behind REST, you'll go through the steps of designing and implementing an enterprise-grade RESTful web service. Taking a practical approach, each chapter provides code samples that you can apply to your own circumstances. This book goes beyond the use of Spring and explores approaches to tackle resilience, security, and scalability concerns. You'll learn techniques to deal with security in Spring and discover how to implement unit and integration test strategies. Finally, the book ends by walking you through building a Java client for your RESTful web service, along with some scaling techniques for it. Style and approach This book is a step-by-step, hands-on guide to designing and building RESTful web services. The book follows the natural cycle of developing these services and includes multiple code samples to help you.

REST API Design Rulebook

Author: Mark Masse

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449310508

Category: Computers

Page: 94

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The basic rules of REST APIs - "many nouns, few verbs, stick with HTTP" - seem easy, but that simplicity and power require discipline to work smoothly. This brief guide provides next steps for implementing complex projects on simple and extensible foundations.

Python Microservices Development

Author: Tarek Ziade

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785886789

Category: Computers

Page: 340

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A practical approach to conquering the complexities of Microservices using the Python tooling ecosystem About This Book A very useful guide for Python developers who are shifting to the new microservices-based development A concise, up-to-date guide to building efficient and lightweight microservices in Python using Flask, Tox, and other tools Learn to use Docker containers, CoreOS, and Amazon Web Services to deploy your services Who This Book Is For This book is for developers who have basic knowledge of Python, the command line, and HTTP-based application principles, and those who want to learn how to build, test, scale, and manage Python 3 microservices. No prior experience of writing microservices in Python is assumed. What You Will Learn Explore what microservices are and how to design them Use Python 3, Flask, Tox, and other tools to build your services using best practices Learn how to use a TDD approach Discover how to document your microservices Configure and package your code in the best way Interact with other services Secure, monitor, and scale your services Deploy your services in Docker containers, CoreOS, and Amazon Web Services In Detail We often deploy our web applications into the cloud, and our code needs to interact with many third-party services. An efficient way to build applications to do this is through microservices architecture. But, in practice, it's hard to get this right due to the complexity of all the pieces interacting with each other. This book will teach you how to overcome these issues and craft applications that are built as small standard units, using all the proven best practices and avoiding the usual traps. It's a practical book: you'll build everything using Python 3 and its amazing tooling ecosystem. You will understand the principles of TDD and apply them. You will use Flask, Tox, and other tools to build your services using best practices. You will learn how to secure connections between services, and how to script Nginx using Lua to build web application firewall features such as rate limiting. You will also familiarize yourself with Docker's role in microservices, and use Docker containers, CoreOS, and Amazon Web Services to deploy your services. This book will take you on a journey, ending with the creation of a complete Python application based on microservices. By the end of the book, you will be well versed with the fundamentals of building, designing, testing, and deploying your Python microservices. Style and approach This book is an linear, easy-to-follow guide on how to best design, write, test, and deploy your microservices. It includes real-world examples that will help Python developers create their own Python microservice using the most efficient methods.

Web Development with Node and Express

Leveraging the JavaScript Stack

Author: Ethan Brown

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491902302

Category: Computers

Page: 332

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Learn how to build dynamic web applications with Express, a key component of the Node/JavaScript development stack. In this hands-on guide, author Ethan Brown teaches you the fundamentals through the development of a fictional application that exposes a public website and a RESTful API. You’ll also learn web architecture best practices to help you build single-page, multi-page, and hybrid web apps with Express. Express strikes a balance between a robust framework and no framework at all, allowing you a free hand in your architecture choices. With this book, frontend and backend engineers familiar with JavaScript will discover new ways of looking at web development. Create webpage templating system for rendering dynamic data Dive into request and response objects, middleware, and URL routing Simulate a production environment for testing and development Focus on persistence with document databases, particularly MongoDB Make your resources available to other programs with RESTful APIs Build secure apps with authentication, authorization, and HTTPS Integrate with social media, geolocation, and other third-party services Implement a plan for launching and maintaining your app Learn critical debugging skills This book covers Express 4.0.

ASP.NET MVC 4 and the Web API

Building a REST Service from Start to Finish

Author: Jamie Kurtz

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430249781

Category: Computers

Page: 152

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This one hundred page book focuses exclusively on how you can best use the ASP.NET MVC 4 Framework to build world-class REST services using the Web API. It sets aside much of what the ASP.NET MVC Framework can do, and focuses exclusively on how the Web API can help you build web services. You will not find any help on CSS, HTML, JavaScript, or jQuery. Nor will you find any help on the Razor view engine, HTML Helpers, or model binding. If you need this information then Pro ASP.NET MVC 4 is your perfect book. ASP.NET MVC 4 and the Web API: Building a REST Service from Start to Finish helps you build cutting-edge REST services using ASP.NET MVC 4 and the Web API in more depth and detail than any other resource. ASP.NET MVC has always been a good platform on which to implement REST, but with the advent of the Web API it has now become even better. This book will show you why it's great and how to get the most from it. Author Jamie Kurtz will take you from zero to full-blown REST service hero in no time at all. And you'll even learn how to incorporate some popular open source tools along the way: little or no experience with ASP.NET or the MVC Framework is required.