Hello REST Web Service

This section describes a simple REST Web services - my Hello REST Web service.

Here is my example of a REST Web service, Hello Web service:

Here is an example of my REST Web service HTTP request:

GET http://www.herongyang.com/Service/Hello_REST.php?Message=Hello%20there 
   HTTP/1.1
Accept-Encoding: gzip,deflate
Accept: application/xml
User-Agent: Jakarta Commons-HttpClient/3.1
Host: www.herongyang.com

The HTTP response of the above REST Web service request is:

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Date: Sat, 23 Jul 2011 03:47:03 GMT
Server: Apache
X-Powered-By: PHP/4.4.9
Transfer-Encoding: chunked
Content-Type: text/xml

<Result>
   <Message>
      Hello from server - herongyang.com.
   </Message>
</Result>

Last update: 2015.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 SoapUI - Web Service Testing Tool

 SOAP Web Service and SoapUI

REST Web Service and SoapUI

 What Is REST Web Service?

Hello REST Web Service

 WADL (Web Application Description Language)

 Loading WADL Documents into SoapUI

 Viewing REST Service Properties

 REST Web Service Request Template

 Submiting REST Test Requests

 HTTP Request and Response Raw Data

 Creating REST Project without WADL

 GetCountries - Get All Countries and Territories

 GetCurrencies - Get Currencies from All Countries and Territories

 GetGMTbyCountry - Get GMT Information of a Given Country

 GetISD - Get ISD Phone Code of a Given Country

 GetCitiesByCountry - Get Cities by Country

 LatLonListCityNames - Return Latitudes and Longitudes of US Cities

 GetInfoByState - Get ZIP Codes of a Given US State

 GetAirportInformationByCountry - Get Airport Code by Country

 GetGeoIP - Get Country by IP Address

 ConvertTemp - Convert Temperature Unit

 ChangeLengthUnit - Convert Length Unit

 ConvertWeight - Convert Weight Unit

 ChangeAreaUnit - Convert Area Unit

 Code39 - Generate Bar Code Images in Code 39 Format

 GenerateBarCode - Generate Bar Code Images

 GetMortgagePayment - Calculate Mortgage Payment

 ConversionRate - Get Currency Exchange Rate

 GetQuote - Get Stock Quote

 getTime - Get the Current Time

 GetSunSetRiseTime - Get Sunrise and Sunset Time

 GetWeatherByZipCode - Get Weather by ZIP Code in US

 NDFDgenByDay - US Weather Forecast by Day

 NDFDgen - US-Weather Forecast for a Single Location

 questionSearch - Search Yahoo! Questions and Answers

 flickr.interestingness.getList - Get Interesting Photos

 Hotwire - Get Travel Ticker Deals

 Outdated Tutorials

 References

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