Posts tagged 'REST'

Ramandeep Singh Nanda

Java8: Decorating with Functional Programming and Generics

The Idea

Java 8 introduced functional programming support, this is a powerful feature which was missing from earlier versions. One of the benefits of functional programming is that it can be used to implement decorator pattern without the use of inheritance. One common requirement is to implement some kind of ...

Ramandeep Singh Nanda

Retrofit 2.0 Conditional Authentication

You might run into a scenario where you might require conditional authentication with Retrofit 2.0.

This post provides an example of integration with the Lyft API. In case of the Lyft API, first we need to authenticate with and query the oauth/token endpoint to obtain the OAUTH token ...

Ramandeep Singh Nanda

Retrofit custom JSON deserializer

Retrofit uses Google’s gson libraries to deserialize JSON representation to Java object representation. Although, this deserialization process works for most of the cases, sometimes you would have to override the deserialization process to parse a part of the response or because you don’t have any clear object representation ...

Ramandeep Singh Nanda

Retrofit: A Rest Client for android/java

Retrofit is a type-safe rest client for java/android that one can use for easily consuming rest services. It supports both synchronous and asynchronous retrieval. In this post, I will explain an example which shows how you can integrate it with your android application for consuming rest services asynchronously.  The ...

Ramandeep Singh Nanda

Enabling caching in REST

Ideally the resources like images, flash files etc should be cached on the client browser or proxy server to reduce server load and reduce bandwidth consumption. In this post i will explain on how one can enable caching of these resources if they are exposed as restful resources using JERSEY ...