Understanding less frequently used HTTP methods is crucial for comprehensive API development. While widely known methods like GET and POST form the foundation of web communication, there are specialized methods that are not as commonly used. These methods have specific purposes and cater to niche functionalities, resulting in their reduced popularity. However, comprehending these methods allows developers to unlock additional capabilities and offer advanced features in their APIs. By expanding knowledge beyond the commonly used methods, developers can optimize API design, make informed decisions for different operations, and cater to specific use cases and requirements, ultimately resulting in more versatile and powerful APIs.
HTTP functions: In Martini, your request’s HTTP method can be set using the dropdown box near the text field for the URL. The supported methods are: GET, POST, PUT, PATCH, DELETE, HEAD, OPTIONS, and TRACE.