Do’s and Don’ts : Naming REST API

Vishwas Trivedi
4 min readDec 16, 2022

Web developers are no strangers to APIs — especially HTTP methods like GET and POST. When it comes to designing APIs, backend engineers or API engineers are familiar with them as well. That means REST is a term that is familiar. It is said that REST is an architecture and not a standard. It was developed alongside HTTP and is most commonly used over HTTP. HTTP is a standard, whereas REST is an architecture. REST is an architectural style that provides constraints that guide API design.

While REST APIs are extremely useful, creating them can be a time-consuming process. If…

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Vishwas Trivedi

I am an accomplished Software Engineer/ Project Manager with 8.5 years of technical experience in driving successful software development teams.