What is Jersey?
It is open source, production quality, framework for developing RESTful Web Services in Java that provides support for JAX-RS APIs and serves as a JAX-RS (JSR 311 & JSR 339) Reference Implementation. It provides it’s own API that extend the JAX-RS toolkit with additional features and utilities to further simplify RESTful service and client development.
Jersey is a tool in the Microframeworks (Backend) category of a tech stack.
Who uses Jersey?
9 companies reportedly use Jersey in their tech stacks, including Bodybuilding.com, SnapEngage, and Logz.io.
39 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Jersey.
Java, Eclipse, Apache Maven, Oracle, and Java EE are some of the popular tools that integrate with Jersey. Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with Jersey.
Why developers like Jersey?
Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Jersey
- Track the JAX-RS API and provide regular releases of production quality Reference Implementations that ships with GlassFish
- Provide APIs to extend Jersey & Build a community of users and developers
- Make it easy to build RESTful Web services utilizing Java and the Java Virtual Machine.
Jersey Alternatives & Comparisons
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