First, the exact meaning of each of the four verbs is dependent on the URI. So even though you have only four verbs, you actually have eight different actions available to you. The difference lies in whether the URI defines a collection or a unique element.
- Chapter 2: What Is RESTful?
- from ASP.NET Web API 2: Building a REST Service from Start to Finish
- Publisher: Apress
- Released: August 2014
4 verbs vs 8 actions