JAX-RS is the specification for RESTFUL web services on the JEE platform. In this course we will take a look at the basic elements of building a REST service in Java. You will learn about how JAX-RS matches URL paths to java method calls as well as the various and many annotations that are provided by the framework to build a fully functional REST service. Code along with me and let’s build some RESTFul services.
In this course you’ll see a brief history of RESTful Web Services and how they are integral to modern web applications. You’ll see how to setup your computer to begin developing JAX-RS and Jersey applications, specifically by leveraging Maven scaffold applications from the command line.