Develop a Spring client for Android to a JAX-RS web service
Learn to create a Spring Android client
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Date archived: December 6, 2016 | First published: August 12, 2011
The Representational State Transfer (REST) software
architecture is based on transferring representation of resources. A RESTful
web service is a web service based on REST and the HTTP protocol and is made available as a URI path. The web service consists of methods producing messages of various media types such as XML, HTML, JSON, and text. The web service methods respond to HTTP methods GET, PUT, POST, and DELETE. The Java
Spring, a platform to run Java enterprise applications, provides several benefits, including increased productivity and runtime performance. Spring Android is an extension of the Spring framework that simplifies the development of Android applications. The main features of Spring Android are a REST client for Android and Auth support for accessing secure APIs.
In this article, access a RESTful web service with the Spring Android REST client.
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