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Tag Archives: RESTful Web Services

5 Practical Tips for Building Your Spring Boot API

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Building Identity Management, including authentication and authorization? Try Stormpath! Our REST API and robust Java SDK support can eliminate your security risk and can be implemented in minutes. Sign up, and never build auth again! Every API developer is looking for ways to manage their application more securely, without sacrificing speed or ease of implementing new features. To that end, ...

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Traditional Web Apps And RESTful APIs

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When we are building web applications these days, it is considered a best practice to expose all our functionality as a RESTful API and then consume it ourselves. This usually goes with a rich front-end using heavy javascript, e.g. Angular/Ember/Backbone/React. But a heavy front-end doesn’t seem like a good default – applications that require the overhead of a conceptually heavy ...

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Seting up https for your REST API with Boxfuse

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In my last post I showed how easy it was to get your REST API based on Spring Boot framework up and running on AWS with the help of Boxfuse. The next step is making use of SSL for the communication with the API. By using SSL we make sure our data is save during the transport between our REST ...

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Don’t Hate The HATEOAS

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Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the HATEOAS REST has become the defacto, or at least vogue, solution to implementing web services. This is understandable because REST offers a level of self-documentation in its utilization of the HTTP specification. It’s durable, scalable, and offers several other desirable characteristics. However many so-called RESTful services don’t implement HATEOAS (Hypermedia ...

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NetBeans Java EE Tip #3: RESTful Web Services from Database

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Many modern web applications are moving towards the use of stateless communications using HTTP.  The REST (Representational State Transfer) architectural style is oftentimes utilized to design networked applications, and with Java EE 7 it is very easy to develop a RESTful backend for database communication.  Using a simple POJO (plain old Java object), one can provide a complete solution for ...

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How To Build CRUD REST APIs With Elixir And Phoenix Quick Start

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This post will show how to build a REST API with Elixir and Phoenix Framework. The focus will be providing CRUD (create, read, update, delete) endpoints for a model which is persisted to a Postgres database backend. I should warn you; this is a trivial example. But, hopefully, it helps you move forward in your Elixir and Phoenix journey. Side ...

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Exception Handling in Spring RESTful Web Service

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1. Introduction We might have been across some of the several ways by which we can handle exceptions in a RESTful web service application in Spring. In this article, we will try to explore the best approach we can take to achieve efficient exception handling. 2. Problem Statement Let’s create a simple application that will identify the employee name in the ...

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Using Apache Drill REST API to Build ASCII Dashboard With Node

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Apache Drill has a hidden gem: an easy to use REST interface. This API can be used to Query, Profile and Configure Drill engine. In this blog post I will explain how to use Drill REST API to create ascii dashboards using Blessed Contrib. The ASCII Dashboard looks like: Prerequisites Node.js Apache Drill 1.2 For this post, you will use ...

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