With Mockito we can Mock an object, stub some of it’s methods but not the other and still be able to call a real method of this stubbed object. In the code example below I am going to share with you how to call a real method of a mocked object using Mockito’s thenCallRealMethod(). In…

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Earlier I’ve published a blog post on now to create a RESTful Web Service(JAX-RS) to accept JSON payload with user profile details and how to save user profile details into a MySQL database using Java Hibernate framework. In this blog post I am going to share with you how to test(using JUnit and Mockito) it’s Service…

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When building RESTful Web Services for your Mobile app with Java JAX-RS and Jersey you can use any Java Servlet container to deploy and run your final .WAR file. But if you use Jetty then there is a very quick way to build and run your application using Maven and jetty-maven-plugin. Below is a short…

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Hibernate is a great framework to use to persist data into a database when building RESTful Web Services for your mobile application with Jersey and JAX-RS. In most of the projects I have participated when designing RESTful Web Services for Mobile App we used MySQL database server and Hibernate framework to store user data which…

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If one of you RESTful Web Service Endpoints built with Jersey JAX-RS needs to initiate image download, you can use the following example to let user download an image stored on your server  when they access a certain web service end point. The below example downloads a PNG image specified by @Produces(“image/png”) but you can easily…

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To make our Jersey RESTful Web Service Application be able to @Autowire service classes and inject Java Beans we will need to add to it a support for Spring Dependency Injection(DI) and below I am going to share with you how to do it. To add Spring DI support to my JAX-RS application, I am…

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We can use @HeaderParam annotation to read the Request HTTP Headers when building RESTFul Web Services. And knowing how to use @PathParam and @QueryParam annotations, the use of @HeaderParam annotation becomes very obvious. We just use it the same way as we use the @QueryParam for example. JAX-RS @HeaderParam Annotation Code Example. JAX-RS gives us a couple of ways to…

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@QueryParam annotation allows us to read the request parameter values which were passed as a part of URL query string for example: site.com/api/users/r4ghtaf43c3n/messages?start=1&limit=50 where site.com is your web site domain name, /api/users/ is the path to your Root Resource, r4ghtaf43c3n is the value of specific user id and can be read with @ParthParam annotation, /messages is…

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Learning how to convert Java objects into JSON and JSON into Java will help you a lot in your work as a full stack mobile app developer. In this blog post I will share with you code examples which will help you do most of the tasks you will even need to do when working with JSON and…

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