Chapter 7. Consuming REST services

This chapter covers

  • Using RestTemplate to consume REST APIs
  • Navigating hypermedia APIs with Traverson

Have you ever gone to a movie and, as the movie starts, discovered that you were the only person in the theater? It certainly is a wonderful experience to have what is essentially a private viewing of a movie. You can pick whatever seat you want, talk back to the characters onscreen, and maybe even open your phone and tweet about it without anyone getting angry for disrupting their movie-watching experience. And the best part is that nobody else is there ruining the movie for you, either!

This hasn’t happened to me often. But when it has, I have wondered what would have happened if I hadn’t shown up. Would ...

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