Learn to REST using Jersey
Jersey is the open
source JAX-RS (JSR 311) Reference
Implementation for building RESTful Web services. Paul announced the
0.2.1. This blog entry describe the steps to get started with Jersey and
provide useful pointers for further exploration.
The bundle comes with all the required binaries (JAR
dependencies) and a good set of samples for 0.2.1. Here is a
HelloWorld This is how everybody starts! GlassFishDB Demonstrates how to use JPA to
expose the contents of a database table as a RESTful resource.
JsonFromJaxb Demonstrates how to use JSON representation of JAXB-based
EntityProvider Demonstrates pluggable
Bookmark Demonstrates how to use JPA in the backend. Bookstore Demonstrates how to use
ploymorphism with resources and views that are JSP pages.
OptimisticConcurrency Demonstrates the application of optimistic
concurrency to a web resource.
SimpleAtomServer Simple Atom server that partially
conforms to the
Atom Publishing Format and Protocol
SimpleConsole Demonstrates how to use the
Lightweight HTTP Server included in Sun's Java SE 6.0 release.
SimpleJAXWSEndpoint Demonstrates how to use a JAX-WS
SimpleServlet Demonstrates how to use a Servlet container. StorageService Demonstrates a basic in-memory web
Pick a sample, most likely "Hello World", and then follow the
instructions in the main "examples" directory to run the sample.
- Here are some other useful pointers:
Why the name
Jersey ? - Jersey is a
restful place to spend a couple of days vacation. The
Yellow jersey or
Maillot jaune (the project logo) is worn by the overall leader in
Le Tour. With modesty I would like this to
be the leading open source project for developing RESTful Web services using
plain old Java objects.
And then it could also be Java basEd
RESTful Services for You
as coined by Sridatta :)