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How to Set Up a Secure REST API with Spring

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As you all know, Spring Boot is a toolkit that makes it super easy to quickly develop powerful web services. It is very modular and made to play well with other frameworks and tools. In this tutorial I am going to show you how easy it is to set up a RESTful API towards an existing SQL database by using ...

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Spring Tutorial: Creating a Hello World REST API Using Spring Framework and Spring Boot

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Spring Framework was created as a result of disappointment of Java community with earlier versions of Enterprise Java. Since then it has grown into huge ecosystem that allows one to solve every problem in building a Web-based Java application and more. Spring is often criticized because it used to rely on XML for configuration purposes. As a response to that ...

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Getting Started with Kafka REST Proxy for MapR Streams

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MapR Ecosystem Package 2.0 (MEP) is coming with some new features related to MapR Streams: Kafka REST Proxy for MapR Streams provides a RESTful interface to MapR Streams and Kafka clusters, making it easy to consume and produce messages as well as perform administrative operations. Kafka Connect for MapR Streams is a utility for streaming data between MapR Streams and Apache Kafka ...

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Getting Started With Kafka REST Proxy for MapR Streams

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Introduction MapR Ecosystem Package 2.0 (MEP) is coming with some new features related to MapR Streams: Kafka REST Proxy for MapR Streams provides a RESTful interface to MapR Streams and Kafka clusters to consume and product messages and to perform administrative operations. Kafka Connect for MapR Streams is a utility for streaming data between MapR Streams and Apache Kafka and ...

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Deploying RESTful Service on Cloudfoundry

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In this post, we will deploy RESTful service on Cloudfoundry using Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) Dev. As creating a restful web service is not a part of this post, I already created employee-service which have a static backend and available for clone from GitHub. Before deploying it on Cloudfoundry, let’s have a brief about it. Cloudfoundry Cloud Foundry is an ...

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Creating a REST API with Speedment and Spring

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With the 4th release of Spring Boot, developing enterprise applications for the web have become so much easier. Something that still requires a lot of time on the developer’s behalf is modelling an existing database in for an example Hibernate to get an object-oriented view of the data. In this tutorial we are going to explore how to use the ...

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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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