Hypermedia Types

  • Mike AmundsenEmail author


It is generally understood that, in the REST architectural style, “hypermedia is the engine of application state” (Fielding 2000). But what does that really mean? What is hypermedia? Can it be identified within a resource representation? How can hypermedia be the “engine of application state?”


Media Type Client Application Read Operation Resource Representation Native Support 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ErlangerUSA

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