Jersey Client API

Jersey ClientBuilder

JAX-RS Client API is a designed to allow fluent programming model. To create jersey client follow these steps:

  1. Use ClientBuilder.newClient() static method.
  2. Use client.target() method on above obtained client instance.
  3. Get Invocation.Builder using webTarget.request() method on WebTarget instance obtained in second step.
  4. Execute invocationBuilder.get(), put(), post() or delete() methods to invoke corresponding REST APIs.
Client client = ClientBuilder.newClient( new ClientConfig().register( LoggingFilter.class ) );
WebTarget webTarget = client.target("http://localhost:8080/rest/jersey").path("employees");
Invocation.Builder invocationBuilder =  webTarget.request(MediaType.APPLICATION_XML);
Response response = invocationBuilder.post(Entity.entity(emp, MediaType.APPLICATION_XML));

Results

  • JerseyClientApiTest