|salesforce rest api trailhead||1.72||0.6||5481||4|
A REST API is a popular way for systems to expose useful functions and data to consumers over the Internet. REST stands for Representational State Transfer, which can be described as an architectural pattern describing how distributed systems can expose a consistent interface.How to call a Salesforce API?
To call Salesforce APIs, make the API calls from your component's Apex controller. Use a named credential to authenticate to Salesforce. By security policy, sessions created by Lightning components aren't enabled for API access. This prevents even your Apex code from making API calls to Salesforce.What is an API in Salesforce?
The Salesforce API landscape is as vast as the ocean blue. That’s because Salesforce takes an API-first approach to building features on the Salesforce Platform. API first means building a robust API for a feature before focusing on designing its UI.What is API versioning in Salesforce?
What is API Versioning in Salesforce? Every time Salesforce releases a new application version, its API version is updated as well.It tells the version of the developed code .