This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
JAX-RS is just a spec and Jersey is Sun's... oops Oracle's reference implementation for the JSR. Restlets have been around for a long time even before the JSR was drafted. It is the most mature framework with an extensive feature list. You can find all about it at
Restlet Feature List
There are many a factors to be considered while choosing a restful framework or as such any framework viz
Feature set comparison
Extensions that the framework provides.
Ease in deployment.
I’ve looked at a lot of different solutions, and in my humble opinion Aspose is the way to go. Here’s the link: http://aspose.com