REST API stands for Representational State Transfer Application Programming Interface. It is a software architecture for web services. Web services that conform to the REST architecture termed as RESTful Web Services (RWS).
It looks like an HTTP URL, but it has a different purpose, based on each method.
|GET||Get all the items.|
|POST||Create a new item.|
|GET||Get the item with ID 1.|
|PUT||Replace all information of item with ID 1.|
|PATCH||Update some information of item with ID 1.|
|DELETE||Delete the item with ID 1.|