Learn how to build RESTful APIs with Dropwizard, a lightweight framework for Java web developers. Instructor Emmanuel Henri firstly takes you step by step through your first project with Dropwizard. Including setting up your development environment and exploring the project structure of a Dropwizard application. Then, he takes a tour of the foundational classes, including the configuration, application, representation, and resource classes. Also discover how to create and refine your data model and add the endpoints necessary to post, retrieve, and update data from your API. Finally, Emmanuel covers testing, compiling, and publishing the API in your local environment. Everything you learn in this course can be easily transferred to your own RESTful Dropwizard APIs.
Emmanuel Henri grew up in Chambly, a city in the tail of Quebec (Canada) near Montreal. He’s an established technologist with 25 years of experience in the world of programming and design, and also published 125 courses on several platforms such as Linkedin Learning, Pluralsight and O’reilly. Since his teens, he always had a knack for storytelling, especially monster-driven tales, and has compiled a boatload of Sci-Fi, Fantasy and horror ideas he’s thrilled to put into words. To keep his head sane and healthy, especially after his close call with cancer in 2020 (now in remission), he’s pledged his body to a strict diet and rigorous exercise plan. He’s currently working on his novel "Ashes" and editing “From the mist” and several short-stories, such as “The Agency”.