2.2 Setting Up

We will now setup a new project in our development environment to start writing a REST API application.

Notes

Prerequisites

  1. Latest Java EE version of Eclipse installed (Make sure you install the Java EE version, not the Java version)

Steps

  1. Open Eclipse and Choose New > Project > Maven Project
  2. Choose "Add Archetype" and enter the following details:

    Archetype Group ID: org.glassfish.jersey.archetypes

    Archetype Artifact ID: jersey-quickstart-webapp

    Archetype Version: 2.16

  3. Choose the newly entered archetype from the Archetype selection screen

  4. Enter your project details - Group ID, Artifact ID and version.
  5. Setup Tomcat in your Eclipse workspace
  6. Right click on the project and choose Run As > Run on server.

Maven

Take the Introduction to Maven course here: http://javabrains.koushik.org/courses/buildsys_mavenintro