Discover the RESTful technologies, including REST, JSON, XML, JAX-RS web services, SOAP and more, for building today's microservices, big data applications, and web service applications. This book is based on a course the Oracle-based author is teaching for UC Santa Cruz Silicon Valley which covers architecture, design best practices and coding labs. Pro RESTful APIs: Design gives you all the fundamentals from the top down: from the top (architecture) through the middle (design) to the bottom (coding). This book is a must have for any microservices or web services developer building applications and services. What You'll Learn Discover the key RESTful APIs, including REST, JSON, XML, JAX, SOAP and more Use these for web services and data exchange, especially in today's big data context Harness XML, JSON, REST, and JAX-RS in examples and case studies Apply best practices to your solutions’ architecture Who This Book Is For Experienced web programmers and developers.