RESTful Web Services are basically REST Architecture based Web Services. In REST Architecture everything is a resource. RESTful web services are light weight, highly scalable and maintainable and are very commonly used to create APIs for web-based applications.
This tutorial will teach you the basics of RESTful Web Services and contains chapters discussing all the basic components of RESTful Web Services with suitable examples.
This tutorial is designed for Software Professionals who are willing to learn RESTful Web Services in simple and easy steps. This tutorial will give you great understanding on RESTful Web Services concepts and after completing this tutorial you will be at intermediate level of expertise from where you can take yourself at higher level of expertise.
Before proceeding with this tutorial, you should have a basic understanding of Java Language, Text Editor, etc. Because we are going to develop web services applications using RESTful, so it will be good if you have understanding on other web technologies like HTML, CSS, AJAX, etc.