Education Station:
How to Build a REST API

By Chris Tankersley

Over the last few months, I have been slowly building toward something. As you have come along this text journey with me—which thankfully has no Grues—I have been putting into place all the knowledge that you need to start building a web API, and most importantly, to understand what that code will be doing. We learned how HTTP itself works, the history of APIs, what requests and responses do, and how to design an API.

This article was originally published in the May 2021 issue of php[architect] magazine. To read the complete article please subscribe or purchase the complete issue.

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