Learn about the new and changed features of RESTful web services in Oracle Fusion Middleware since the initial release of version 12c Release 1 (12.1.1).
There are no updates to this guide for the Oracle Fusion Middleware 12c (12.2.1.x) release.
For a comprehensive listing of the new WebLogic Server features introduced in this release, see What's New in Oracle WebLogic Server.
Provides support for Jersey 2.x (JAX-RS 2.0 RI) by default in this release. Registration as a shared library with WebLogic Server is no longer required.
Provides enhanced monitoring of RESTful web services in the WebLogic Administration Console, including enhanced runtime statistics for your RESTful applications and resources, detailed deployment and configuration data, global execution statistics, and resource and resource method execution statistics. See Monitoring RESTful Web Services and Clients.
Includes the ability to disable RESTful web services monitoring at the individual application level, or globally at the domain level. See Disabling RESTful Web Service Application Monitoring.
Reflects support for the Jersey 2.21.1 JAX-RS 2.0 RI.
Supports securing Jersey 2.x (JAX-RS 2.0 RI) web services using Oracle Web Services Manager (OWSM) security policies. See Securing RESTful Web Services and Clients Using OWSM Policies.
Adds support for Java EE 7.
The Jersey 1.x client API is deprecated. It is recommended that you update your RESTful client applications to use the JAX-RS 2.0 client APIs at your earliest convenience.
Removes support for the Jersey 1.x (JAX-RS 1.1. RI) server APIs. You should use the corresponding standard JAX-RS 2.0 or Jersey 2.x APIs instead.
Support for the Jersey 1.18 (JAX-RS 1.1RI) client APIs are deprecated in this release of WebLogic Server but are maintained for backward compatibility. See Develop RESTful Web Service Clients Using Jersey 1.18 (JAX-RS 1.1 RI).
Oracle recommends that you update your RESTful client applications to use the JAX-RS 2.0 client APIs at your earliest convenience.
Oracle Fusion Middleware Release 12c (12.1.3) includes two new and changed features for RESTful web services that are described in this document.
Reflects support of the Jersey 2.5.1 Java API for RESTful Web Services (JAX-RS) 2.0 Reference Implementation (RI) as a pre-built shared library.
Reflects support for the Jersey 1.18 JAX-RS 1.1. RI.
Oracle Fusion Middleware 12c (12.1.2) includes two new and changed features for RESTful web services that are described in this document.
Secure RESTful web services using Oracle Web Services Manager (OWSM) policies. See Securing RESTful Web Services and Clients Using OWSM Policies.
New standalone web service client JAR files that support basic RESTful web service client-side functionality and Oracle Web Services Manager (OWSM) security policy support. See Invoking a RESTful Web Service from a Standalone Client.