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JAX-RS Tutorilas: Hello World Example

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Following is simple  JAX-RS  tutorial, which sends “Hello World” text as response string using JAX-RS API and Jersey implementation. Technologies and Tools used in this article: 1.    JDK  2.     Eclipse  3.    Tomcat 4.    Maven  5.     Jersey 1.8 Create Maven Web Project Create a Maven web project and name it "helloworld" . File -> New -> Other -> Maven Project -> Next Select  maven-archetype-webapp Select  Next Type  Group Id,   Artifact Id  and  Package  name And select  Finish Add Project Dependencies Add Jersey repository using Maven. Use following URL to get appropriate repository. http://mvnrepository.com/artifact/com.sun.jersey/jersey-server Now update pom.xml file. File : pom.xml <project ...  > ...         ... <dependencies>                 ...                 ... <dependency> <groupId>com.sun.jersey</groupId> <artifactId>jersey-server&

Sass Tutorials

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Sass   ( S yntactically   A wesome   S tyle s heets)   is scripting language which produces Cascading Style Sheets   (CSS) . Sass is compatible with all CSS version and has assorted features. It is open source and developed in Ruby. What does Sass do? In simple terms by using Sass and its features we can create robust and large Style sheet with less effort and in less time. How to Install Sass? Sass requires Ruby, so if you are using Windows System then you need to install Ruby first. Here is URL of Ruby Installer . Otherwise if you use Mac or Linux System then you don’t need Ruby, it is pre-configured. Use following commands to install Sass sudo gem install sass use following command to verify  Sass is installed properly or not. sass  -v To begin with Sass, create Sass “main.scss” file and CSS “main.css” file Then run following command sass --watch main.scss:main.css It will update main.css file whenever you do changes

JAX-RS Tutorials: REST API using Java

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JAX-RS is API specification   for RESTful web services using Java. RESTful web services is implementation of REST ( Representational State Transfer ) which is architectural design for distributed system or in general we can say JAX-RS  is a set of APIs to develop REST service.   This is a brief introduction about REST and JAX-RS. You can find more information on REST on Wiki and JAX-RS Official Site. What is REST? Representational state transfer is an abstraction of the architecture of the World Wide Web. More precisely, REST is an architectural style consisting of a coordinated set of architectural constraints (source  Wikipedia ) As JAX-RS is only a specification, we need to use it's implemented library to create RESTful web service. Following are such list of libraries Apache CXF , an open source  Web service  framework. Jersey , the reference implementation from  Sun  (now  Oracle ). RESTeasy,  JBoss 's implementation. Restlet , created