Developing RESTful Services with JAX-RS 2.0, WebSockets, and JSON

As the technology landscape moves focus towards smaller devices, the need for building scalable, flexible, lightweight, and real-time communications-based applications grows. HTML 5 and Java EE 7 provide a new synthesis of technologies that demonstrate tremendous scope and potential in areas of device independence, asynchronous communication, interoperability, and portability.

Developing RESTful Services with JAX-RS 2.0, WebSockets, and JSON is a practical, hands-on guide that provides you with clear and pragmatic information to take advantage of the real power behind HTML5 and Java EE technologies. This book also gives you a good foundation for using them in your applications.

Developing RESTful Services with JAX-RS 2.0, WebSockets, and JSON looks at the different HTML5-based Java EE 7 API, and takes a deep dive into the individual areas of technologies to cover basic to advanced concepts, and also provides best practices for each API. You will also learn how to build a REST-based Event Notification Application using the Twitter API, tying all the different technologies together that we will cover. You will also take a look at integrating different Java EE APIs to build a Library Application. If you want to take advantage of using the new HTML5 technologies and Java EE 7 platform, then this is the book for you. You will learn everything you need to know to build portable RESTful Web Services with JAX-RS 2.0, Web Sockets, JSON, and Server-Sent Events.

What you will learn from this book

  • Develop RESTful Web Services using the JAX-RS 2.0 API
  • Build applications with the JavaScript and Java Client API for WebSockets and ServerSentEvents
  • Understand Security and Fault tolerance with WebSockets and ServerSentEvents
  • Produce, parse, and manipulate JSON data with the help of JSON-P API
  • Cover best practices in building applications with WebSockets, ServerSentEvents, and JAX-RS 2.0
  • Learn the aspects of asynchronous programming to improve scalability

Written as an easy and practical guide, this book is a crash course on using JAX-RS 2.0, JSON, and WebSockets to develop RESTful services.

Who this book is written for
Developing RESTful Services with JAX-RS 2.0, WebSockets, and JSON is a perfect reading source for application developers who are familiar with Java EE and are keen to understand the new HTML5-related functionality introduced in Java EE 7 to improve productivity. To take full advantage of this book, you need to be familiar with Java EE and have some basic understanding of using the GlassFish application server.

Book Details

  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing (October 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1782178120
  • ISBN-13: 978-1782178125
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