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How to pass a JSON string to a POST method to populate a mysql db ?

Jack Rooney
Greenhorn

Joined: Dec 04, 2012
Posts: 14
Hello I am trying to create a Web service that will have a JSON string passed which will then be used to populate a mysql db using POST method. So the CURL command could be something like this :

curl -X POST -H'Content-Type:application/json'-d{"Name:Jack","LastName":"Rooney"}'http://localhost:8080/SampleWS/Name

Can you kindly point me to a starting point ? I am very new to REST WS. Any help is appreciated.

Thanks,
Regards,
Jack
Praful Thakare
Ranch Hand

Joined: Feb 10, 2001
Posts: 627
Hi Jack,

first you need to decide on the framework you want to use for Jax-RS, there are various options like apache-cxf,Restlet,Jersey,Apache Wink,RESTeasy etc.

Once you choose the framework just follow the getting started tutorial for the same, you have very simple use case so you should be up and running soon.

Cheers
-P


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Jack Rooney
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Joined: Dec 04, 2012
Posts: 14
Hi Praful,

I have my framework decided. I am using Hibernate/JPA and Maven. Could you please point me to a starting point. I am still stuck.

Thanks,
Regards,
Jack
Bear Bibeault
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
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Neither of those is a RESTful framework. Are you planning on rolling your own?


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Jack Rooney
Greenhorn

Joined: Dec 04, 2012
Posts: 14
Hello,

I am sorry, I am very new to this topic. Here is what I am using to create my Web Service. JDK 1.6, Maven 2.2.1, Tomcat 7, Eclipse Juno (Enterprise Edition), Hibernate 3 /JPA.

Kindly let me know.

Thanks,
Jack
Jack Rooney
Greenhorn

Joined: Dec 04, 2012
Posts: 14
Hello Bear,

Kindly help me regarding this topic by seeing my PUT annotation from this post here .

Thanks,
Regards,
Jack
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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