Blog posts tagged with 'web development'

What are the main differences between REST and GraphQL?
Imagine you have a magical way to talk to computers and get all the information you want from them. Well, that's what happens when we build websites and apps. But there are two special ways we use to talk to these computer friends: one is called REST, and the other is called GraphQL. It's like choosing between sending one big letter or asking lots of small questions to get the answers you need. Let's dive into this exciting world and find out the main differences between REST and GraphQL, just like comparing your favorite snacks!
What is a REST API, and How Does it Differ from Other Types of APIs?
Young explorer! Have you ever wondered how your favorite apps on your tablet talk to each other and share information? Well, that's all thanks to something called APIs, which stands for "Application Programming Interfaces." They're like special messengers that help different computer programs understand each other's language and work together. Now, imagine there's a super cool and popular type of API called "REST API." In this exciting journey, we're going to learn all about it – what it is and how it's different from other types of APIs. So, get ready to dive into the world of APIs and discover the magic of REST with BackSwift! 🚀