Shiraz Bhaiji Shiraz Bhaiji - 6 months ago 72
reST (reStructuredText) Question

JSON, AJAX, REST Terminology

Currently writing some documentation. Just wondering if we are using the terminology correctly.

We have an AJAX script that calls a service using a HTTP GET that returns JSON.

Would you call the service a REST service or a JSON service?


I'd call it a REST service which returns JSON.


6 years on and what was I thinking! It's a web service which returns Json, as suggested in other answers. It may be RESTful, it may not.