RESTful Web Services

With this blog post, I am going to share with you Spring MVC annotations for mapping HTTP requests into specific handler methods. Then @PostMapping, @GetMapping, @PutMapping and the @DeleteMapping. In most of the Spring MVC applications, you will see the use of @RequestMapping annotation, which I am also going to include in this blog post. But I will…

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With this blog post, I am going to share with you how to quickly create a very simple Spring MVC Web Service project and then build and run it with Maven. In my following blog posts, I am going to enhance this Web Service project and add more functionality to it. And to begin with,…

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In this blog post, I am going to share with you how to configure Spring Data JPA in a Jersey 2 Container Deployable Web App. Spring Data JPA makes it much easier and more convenient to persist and read data from the database and when I needed to tie together Spring Data JPA and Jersey 2 Web…

Read More Configure Spring Data JPA in Jersey 2 JAX-RS App

With this blog post, I am going to share what I needed to do to make JPA work in my Jersey 2 Web Services App. I have created my Jersey 2 app using the following maven snippet: mvn archetype:generate -DarchetypeGroupId=org.glassfish.jersey.archetypes \ -DarchetypeArtifactId=jersey-quickstart-webapp -DarchetypeVersion=2.26 I then opened pom.xml and added a few new dependencies which I…

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Adding dependency injection support into Jersey 2 Web Services application that uses HK2 is not very straightforward. So, I created this page to document things I needed to do in my Jersey 2 RESTful Web Services app to make the Dependency Injection work. Hope you will find it useful. Create a new class that extends AbstractBinder. This…

Read More Dependency Injection with HK2 in Jersey and JAX-RS

Create a Servlet Container deployable Jersey web application Create new Jersey web application using Maven. The project created with the below jersey-quickstart-webapp archetype can be built and deployed to a servlet container like for example Apache Tomcat. mvn archetype:generate -DarchetypeGroupId=org.glassfish.jersey.archetypes \ -DarchetypeArtifactId=jersey-quickstart-webapp -DarchetypeVersion=2.26 POM.XML Dependency to Support JSON To support JSON in your Jersey Web App add…

Read More RESTful Web Services with Jersey and Spring Data JPA – Cheat Sheet

In this blog post I am going to share with you a way to create a RESTful Web Service to: Create a new user profile, Generate and save in database a user secure user password rather than an actual password provided by user, Return back as a response a custom user profile object(JSON) with information that…

Read More RESTful Web Service to Save a New User in Database

Earlier I’ve published a blog post on now to create a RESTful Web Service(JAX-RS) to accept JSON payload with user profile details and how to save user profile details into a MySQL database using Java Hibernate framework. In this blog post I am going to share with you how to test(using JUnit and Mockito) it’s Service…

Read More Test RESTful Web Service with JUnit and Mockito

When building RESTful Web Services for your Mobile app with Java JAX-RS and Jersey you can use any Java Servlet container to deploy and run your final .WAR file. But if you use Jetty then there is a very quick way to build and run your application using Maven and jetty-maven-plugin. Below is a short…

Read More Add Jetty Maven Plugin to Your JAX-RS Project

Hibernate is a great framework to use to persist data into a database when building RESTful Web Services for your mobile application with Jersey and JAX-RS. In most of the projects I have participated when designing RESTful Web Services for Mobile App we used MySQL database server and Hibernate framework to store user data which…

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