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Terminology

TermDefinition
EndpointThe URL and VERB combination that performs some action such as returning information, updating information, or deleting information
Payload or Body or DataThe information we send to the API
Request HeadersA series of key/value pairs the client provides to the server containing details about the request. Can indicate the kind of data being sent, the kind of data the client can handle in response, and details about the client itself.
ResponseThe information the API returns to us
Response CodeA number representing a kind of success or failure
Response HeadersA series of key/value pairs containing additional details about the response. Can indicate the kind of data being returned, - details about how the server completed the request, or cookie values the client should store.
Response BodyThe actual data returned to the client for processing
API (Application Programming Interface)----------
URL Parameter----------
URL Query Parameter----------
GET----------
PUT----------
POST----------
DELETE----------
Insomnia----------
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