OptoNews Tip: What's a RESTful API and why does it matter?

Posted by Jean Femia on Aug 17, 2016 4:28:26 PM

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Opto 22 rack-mounted SNAP PAC controller with a RESTful APIWith the release of firmware R9.5a, Opto 22's rack-mounted and standalone SNAP PAC industrial controllers include a built-in RESTful API. 

But what does that mean? What can you do with a RESTful API, and how does it fit into that Internet of Things (IoT) idea you've thought about?

Here's a page of resources on REST and the IoT that should help answer some of your questions.

  • See the kinds of applications a RESTful API makes possible
  • Learn from industry sources
  • Get your questions answered
  • Read more about the IoT

See the resources page

Topics: Internet of Things, IoT, optonews, PACs, REST API, OptoNews 2016-08-17

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