by Nick Gall | October 6, 2008 | Comments Off on Good Walk-Through of a RESTful Transactional Application
How to GET a Cup of Coffee is a very detailed discussion of a RESTful application of ordering and paying for coffee at a hypothetical Starbucks. It shows a lot of the details needed to understand the power and flexibility of the approach. It even manages to explain HATEOAS (Hypermedia As The Engine Of Application State. Nicely done.
The Customer State Machine
The Barista’s State Machine
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