29. Building RESTful Web Services with JAX-RS

This chapter describes the REST architecture, RESTful web services, and the Java API for RESTful Web Services (JAX-RS, defined in JSR 339).

JAX-RS makes it easy for developers to build RESTful web services using the Java programming language.

The following topics are addressed here:

Image What Are RESTful Web Services?

Image Creating a RESTful Root Resource Class

Image Example Applications for JAX-RS

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