1. Technology
Send to a Friend via Email
You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.




Idempotence - An idempotent HTTP request is one that does not alter the state of a web application. For example, a request that retrieves the contents of an article should not alter the article or any other persistent data in the web application. Idempotence is important in RESTful designs, where all GET requests must preserve idempotence.

Top Related Searches
  • persistent data
  • web application
  • ©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.