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Julien Dubois - Part 1: Introduction to Jersey—a Standard, Open Source REST Implementation

Julien Dubois has written a new Sun Developer Network article, Part 1: Introduction to Jersey—a Standard, Open Source REST Implementation:

This article is part 1 of a four-part series. It briefly introduces basic Representational State Transfer (REST) principles, and then quickly leaves theory in order to build a real-life sample application. We will use the new Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE) 6 standard to create a classical JavaServer Faces application, and we will study why this application does not follow the REST principles. Using NetBeans, we will then add a second, Jersey-based view on top of our application, which will run in parallel with the JavaServer Faces front end. We will then compare both approaches to determine their pros and cons...

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