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RESTful Web Services with Scala by Jos Dirksen

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Chapter 1. Getting Started with RESTful Web Services

Welcome to this book on how to create REST services with Scala. In this book, I'll introduce a couple of different Scala-based frameworks and show you how to create a RESTful service with them. Each of these frameworks has its own specific way of creating REST services; some are more functional, while others provide a rich domain-specific language (DSL). After reading this book and working through the examples, you'll be able to choose the approach that best suits you and your specific problem.

In this book, the following Scala frameworks will be discussed:

  • Akka HTTP / DSL: Akka HTTP is a new REST framework built on top of Akka Streams. It provides a DSL-based approach based on Spray. Spray is ...

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