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Spring MVC Beginner’s Guide by Amuthan G

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Time for action – consuming REST web services

Okay! We have created our REST-style controller that can serve some REST-based web requests, but we have not seen our CartRestController class in action. Using a standard browser, we can only send GET or POST requests; in order to send a PUT or DELETE request, we need a special tool. There are plenty of HTTP client tools available to send such requests. Let's use one such tool called Postman to test our CartRestController. Postman is a Google Chrome browser extension, so you'd better install Google Chrome in your system before you download the Postman HTTP client. Perform the following steps:

  1. Go to the Postman download page, http://www.getpostman.com/, from your Google Chrome browser and click on the ...

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