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Enabling Hypermedia REST with JAX-RS

#jaxrs #hypermedia tuesday, may 31, 2016

Everybody is doing REST — at least everybody claims they are. But most web APIs are built without Hypermedia, what would allow the client to follow related resources and autonomously navigate through the API without prior implicit logic of the application.

In the following article I’ll show what REST APIs often look like in real-world projects, what benefits it has to use Hypermedia and finally how that can be implemented using Java EE 7 and JAX-RS.


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