Posts tagged with "rest"

Feb 4th, 2014

Step by Step: How to bring JAX-RS and OSGi together

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Most of the server-side Java systems I built over the last years had the following requirements: They should be modular to be highly extendable and of course they should have a REST API to lower the integration barrier for other systems. If you have similar requirements you probably choose two standards/technologies. For the modular part [...]

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Jan 7th, 2014

OSGi JAX-RS Connector 3.2 released

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Today we are proud to release the OSGi JAX-RS Connector 3.2. A lot has happened since the 3.1 release back in October 2013. This post will give you an overview of the new and noteworthy things included in the 3.2 release. We upgraded the underlying Jersey library to 2.5 which was released back in December. [...]

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Oct 1st, 2013

OSGi JAX-RS Connector 3.1 released

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Earlier this year in June we released the 3.0 version of the OSGi JAX-RS Connector together with JAX-RS 2.0. Since then a lot has happened in the project and we decided to do a 3.1 release. Below are the important features and changes that made it into 3.0 and 3.1. If you’re not familiar with [...]

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Jan 31st, 2013

Top 10 EclipseSource Blog Posts of 2012

Here at EclipseSource we like top 10 blog posts. So here is our top 10 of 2012 – the posts most viewed or created the most buzz. 1. Top 10 Eclipse Juno Features Eclipse Juno has been released this year and it was the first simultaneous release built on Eclipse 4. In preparation of the [...]

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Nov 28th, 2012

Consuming REST services in OSGi the cool way

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I recently introduced you to the JAX-RS Consumer. If you’ve read that post you might remember that I promised to write about the OSGi integration of the consumer. This is the topic of this short post. As you might know, a while ago I created the OSGI-JAX-RS connector. This connector gives you the opportunity to [...]

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Nov 27th, 2012

Consuming REST services in Java the cool way

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When creating a REST API with Java you probably go with JAX-RS . It’s a nice and well thought-out standard. Having the services encapsulated as plain Java objects with some annotations feels good to me. But this is all different when it comes to consuming REST services. During the last month I have searched for [...]

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Nov 2nd, 2012

Integrating Gson into a JAX-RS based application

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Creating modern applications often involves consuming REST based web services. One of the more popular ways to publish a REST service in Java is the JAX-RS (Jersey) specification. It allows you to very easily enhance your REST resources with Java annotations. In many cases REST is used in combination with the JSON document format. In [...]

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Oct 26th, 2012

OSGi-JAX-RS Connector 2.1.0 released

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Two months ago the OSGi JAX-RS was released in Version 2.0. Today I’m proud to announce Version 2.1. In addition to minor improvements, a new feature was added based on the work of Dirk Lecluse. It’s now possible to register @Provider annotated objects as OSGi services. The @Provider annotation is used to register custom de/serialization. Now [...]

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Sep 11th, 2012

Running HTTP/REST Integration tests in an Eclipse Tycho Build

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A few days ago my fellow Frank wrote about running HTTP/REST Integration Tests efficiently in Eclipse. Today I want to show you how to embed those tests in a headless build using Eclipse Tycho. Embedding restfuse in a build is as simple as embedding plain JUnit tests. But when trying to start an OSGi server [...]

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