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Marc Hadley: The Java API for RESTful Web Services (JAX-RS) -- Rapidly Build Lightweight Web Services

Marc Hadley has a new article on the Sun Developer Network, The Java API for RESTful Web Services (JAX-RS) -- Rapidly Build Lightweight Web Services:

This article introduces you to the Java API for RESTful Web Services (JAX-RS), which resulted from Java Specification Request (JSR) 311 and is a component of the Java Enterprise Edition Platform (Java EE 6). The aim of JAX-RS is to make development of Java Web services built according to the Representational State Transfer (REST) architectural style both straightforward and natural for you, the developer. To this end, where possible, the API offers declarative annotations that allow you to...

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