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Error handling in RESTful Webservices

Saathvik Reddy
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Hi,

I am new to Restful web services. Could anyone point me to any resources which talks about Error handling in Restful web services.

Thanks in advance
Srikanth.
William Brogden
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RESTful designs like to use existing HTTP error reporting mechanisms rather than inventing new ones.

The javax.servlet.http.HttpServletResponse interface Javadocs gives a list of these industry standard status codes.

Bill
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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