URL design discussions for RESTful web services often degrade into debates over pluralization and parameter names. There are a couple of principles I like to use to keep things simple.
1) Using your API should feel like using a filesystem
- Endpoints used to create, list, and search for entities should look like directories, e.g.
- Use a plural noun so it feels like a directory of users, not a user controller
- Endpoints used to read, update, and delete individual entities should look like files, e.g.