The HTTP method is supplied in the request and specifies the operation that the client has requested. The following table lists the most used HTTP methods −
|S.No.||Method & Description|
The GET method requests a representation of the specified resource. Requests using GET should only retrieve data and should have no other effect.
The POST method requests that the server accept the data enclosed in the request as a new object/entity of the resource identified by the URI.
The PUT method requests that the server accept the data enclosed in the request as a modification to existing object identified by the URI. If it does not exist then the PUT method should create one.
The DELETE method requests that the server delete the specified resource.
These are the most common HTTP methods. To learn more about the methods, visit http://www.tutorialspoint.com/http/http_methods.htm.