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How to see List of Restful Services

Praful Thakare
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Hi,

Is it possible to see the list of available restful services just like its done for SOAP using url?wsdl

I am using tomcat and cxf with annotation.

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William Brogden
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There has been an attempt to create a WADL for RESTful services, it does not appear to have taken off.

You are more likely to find a text description of services, sometimes with example code.

Bill
Praful Thakare
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Thanks Bill, for your quick reply, we are not using WADL (either handwritten or generated) so want to know if CXF provides something out of the box?
William Brogden
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Sorry, my last contact with CXF was some time ago. It is my belief that even if you could produce WADL or similar automated documentation you would still have better success in reaching potential users/clients if you provide a text description and example code in some common languages.

Bill
Ulf Dittmer
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A quick googling indicates that CXF supports WADL for JAX-RS WS (it's not something you need to do - CXF does it for you). Is your WS written in JAX-RS?


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Praful Thakare
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thanks Ulf, yes I am using javax.ws.rs, will check on how to get it running, thanks again.

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