Jax-rs form parameters example

RESTful web services:

REST stands for REpresentational State Transfer. Unlike SOAP it is a web standards based architecture and not protocol. It uses HTTP protocol for data communication. REST provides the facility to represent a resource in various formats like text, JSON and XML.

Note: JSON is the most popular format.

Jax-rs form parameters jersey example

TestWS.java

import javax.ws.rs.FormParam;
import javax.ws.rs.POST;
import javax.ws.rs.Path;
import javax.ws.rs.core.Response; 
 
@Path("/student")
public class TestWS {		
 @POST
 @Path("/add")
 public Response addStudent(
  @FormParam("name") String name,
  @FormParam("rollNo") String rollNo) {	 
	String output = "Student Name: " + name + 
			", Roll No.: " + rollNo; 
	return Response.status(200).entity(output).build(); 
 }
}

web.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<web-app version="2.5" 
	xmlns="http://java.sun.com/xml/ns/javaee" 
	xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" 
	xsi:schemaLocation="http://java.sun.com/xml/ns/javaee 
	http://java.sun.com/xml/ns/javaee/web-app_2_5.xsd">
  <display-name></display-name>	
  <servlet>
  	<display-name>JAX-RS REST Servlet</display-name>
  	<servlet-name>JAX-RS REST Servlet</servlet-name>
  	<servlet-class>
  	 com.sun.jersey.spi.container.servlet.ServletContainer
  	</servlet-class>
  	<load-on-startup>1</load-on-startup>
  </servlet>
  <servlet-mapping>
  	<servlet-name>JAX-RS REST Servlet</servlet-name>
  	<url-pattern>/services/*</url-pattern>
  </servlet-mapping>
  <welcome-file-list>
    <welcome-file>index.jsp</welcome-file>
  </welcome-file-list>
</web-app>

index.jsp

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">
<html>
<body>
 <h1>JAX-RS Form Parameter Example</h1>
 <form action="services/student/add" method="post">		
	Name : <input type="text" name="name" />
	<br/><br/>
	Roll No : <input type="text" name="rollNo" />
	<br/><br/>
	<input type="submit" value="Add Student" />
 </form>
</body>
</html>

Output:

jax-rs example5.1
 
Enter data.
jax-rs example5.2
 
Click on “Add Student” button.
jax-rs example5.3
 
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