What is a RESTFUL web services?

There are two kinds of web services

  • SOAP Web Services
  • RESTFUL Web Services
    1. SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) – SOAP is a XML based method which is used in Web Services.

2. RESTFUL Web Services – To implement the concept of REST architecture HTTP method is used. RESTFUL Web Services defines URI (Uniform Resource Identifier), and also provides resource representation like JSON and a set of HTTP method.