Creating a REST API from scratch by using the IBM Integration Toolkit
You can create a REST API by defining the resources, models, and operations in the IBM® Integration Toolkit.
You can use the REST API editor to create a REST API from scratch. Alternatively, you can create a REST API by importing a Swagger document.
About this task
To create a REST API by defining the resources, models, and operations, complete the following steps:
- Open the Create a REST API wizard by clicking .
- Enter a name for the REST API. The name that you specify is used as the name of the project in the IBM Integration Toolkit.
- Select Create a REST API and define resources and operations yourself.
- To finish creating the REST API, click Finish.
The REST API Editor for the new REST API opens automatically, which you must now use to define resources, models, and operations, as described in Defining resources, models, and operations in a REST API.
The REST API is created.
Define the operations in the REST API and then implement them, by completing the steps in the following topics: