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Month: June 2018

Favorites from Stack Overflow

What is bootstrapping? “Bootstrapping” comes from the term “pulling yourself up by your own bootstraps.” That much you can get from Wikipedia. In computing, a bootstrap loader is the first piece of code that runs when a machine starts, and is responsible for loading the rest of the operating system.”   What is REST? REST is not a specific web service but a design concept (architecture) for managing state information. First read Ryan Tomayko’s post How I explained REST to my wife; it’s a great starting point. Then read Fielding’s actual dissertation. It’s not that advanced, nor is it long…