Rest (Representational State Transfer) web services are gaining wide spread adoption across IT by offering an architectural style/design pattern that leverages HTTP verbs to communicate information across the network between devices/servers. Simply put, REST is hot right now, and justifiably so. It is often seen as a light weight and more scalable alternative to its big brother SOAP web services. We’ll demonstrate how to quickly create a Hello World rest service to get you started.
Many coders first foray into software development began with two words, “Hello World”. In this tutorial we will demonstrate how to create a starter “Hello World” project in Java.