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Restlet in Action: Developing RESTful web APIs in Java by Jerome Louvel, Thierry Templier, and Thierry Boileau

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Chapter 9. Using Restlet in browsers and mobile devices

 

This chapter covers
  • Restlet editions for GWT and Android
  • Using REST within GWT applications with Restlet
  • Using REST within Android-based mobile devices with Restlet

 

This chapter explains how to access web APIs using Restlet from clients ranging from light web browsers to mobile devices. First, it’s possible to use the Restlet API within a browser, with no additional plug-ins, via the Google Web Toolkit (GWT). This chapter discusses the Restlet edition for GWT, a port of the Restlet client-side API to GWT, and how to use Restlet on the server side to address issues such as cross-domain calls and automatic object serialization. This approach allows Rich Internet Applications (RIA) ...

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