Category Archives: REST

Three ways to get a Scoped Token from OpenStack Keystone

Let’s take a look at three (very basic) ways to get a scoped token from Keystone (the OpenStack Identity Project). Keep in mind that these are just a few ways you can go about this. Before trying this out make … Continue reading

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Building a (simple) REST application with Pecan (pecanpy)

Pecan is a lean Python web framework inspired by CherryPy, TurboGears, and Pylons (Pyramid). According to the main Pecan documentation page: “Pecan was created to fill a void in the Python web-framework world – a very lightweight framework that provides … Continue reading

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Creating a REST API using Go (GoLang) and Goweb

In my last article I showed you how to create a simple REST project using JAS. Today, I’ll show you how to use another Go REST framework called: Goweb.

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Creating a REST API using Go (GoLang) and JAS (JSON API Server)

In a previous article I showed you how to get Go up and running on an Ubuntu 13.04 Desktop system. Today, I’ll show you how to build a simple REST API using Go. In particular, I’ll be using JAS (JSON … Continue reading

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Getting started with the Falcon Framework (using Python)

Today I’ll show you how to get started with Falcon. What is Falcon? Well, to quote from the GitHub repo for Falcon: “Falcon is a really fast, light-weight framework for building cloud APIs. It tries to do as little as … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Getting started with RESTEasy (a Java REST Framework) and Netbeans 7.1

RESTEasy is quickly becoming a favorite project of mine. RESTEasy allows you to easily and quickly create REST based services with Java. Today I’ll show you how fast you can have a minimal REST service running using Netbeans 7.1 and … Continue reading

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Build a REST service with Netbeans 7, Java, and Jersey that returns JSON

One of the great things about Jersey is that it makes working with REST really easy. If your new to Jersey and REST then you can check out my previous article that shows you to easily build a simple REST … Continue reading

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Building a REST service that collects HTML form data using Netbeans, Jersey, Apache Tomcat and Java

The Jersey project is very well documented so it makes it easy to learn REST with Java. In this article I’m going to build two projects. The first project will be a very simple HTML page that presents a form … Continue reading

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Building a simple REST service using NetBeans 7, a Java Servlet, and JAXB

There are plenty of good Java based REST frameworks out there to build applications with. Restlet, RESTEasy, Jersey, etc. come to mind just to name a few. You don’t need a REST framework to build a simple REST service (although … Continue reading

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A simple Java REST application using Jersey, Netbeans 7 (with Maven), and Grizzly

I was reading through the documents on Jersey (for building RESTful Web services) and came across the getting started sample code. I’ve taken that code and modified it slightly to create a very simple Grizzly (embedded) REST server.

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