6 Testing RESTful Web Services

After you have deployed a Web application that contains a RESTful web service to Oracle WebLogic Server, you can test your application. This chapter describes how to test Java EE web services that conform to the Representational State Transfer (REST) architectural style using Java API for RESTful Web Services (JAX-RS).

Table 6-1 lists the methods that can be employed to test your RESTful web service.

Table 6-1 Methods for Testing RESTful Web Services

Method Description

Enterprise Manager Fusion Middleware Control

Use the test interface provided with Enterprise Manager Fusion Middleware Control to test the RESTful web service resource methods. See Introduction to Testing a RESTful Web Service in Administering Web Services.

WebLogic Server Administration Console

Navigate to the Testing tab for your application deployment in the WebLogic Server Administration Console to validate the application deployment and view the WADL file. See Test RESTful Web Services in Oracle WebLogic Server Administration Console Online Help.