REST Client

Steps for JAX-RS Client Programming 

  1. Create Client object 
  2. Create WebTarget object 
  3. Build HTTP request (including headers) 
  4. Invoke and receive response 
    • Domain object 
    • Response object 
  5. Handle exception

1. Create Client Object

Client & ClientBuilder 

  • object manages client socket connection 
    • It is an expensive to create this object - it should be reused whenever possible 
  • Easiest way to create Client object is through ClientBuilder 
    • Client client = ClientBuilder.newClient();


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