Creating REST APIs with Oracle Service Bus by Lykle Thijssen


When you think of Oracle Service Bus, you probably think about integration with SOAP and XML messages. However, since the introduction of REST adapters, it’s also possible to offer RESTful APIs with JSON messages to your service consumers. Since RESTful APIs tend to be more light-weight than SOAP services, they have certain advantages in performance, especially for mobile usage, while also simplifying the interaction with your service. In this blog, I will show you how to create such an API based on an XSD for internal XML processing and what things to pay specific attention to. In Github I have provided a sample application created in version

Step 1: create your project and XSD

First of all, you will need to create a Service Bus Application in JDeveloper and a project within that. From there, create a Schemas folder and within that folder a MyMusic.xsd XML Schema with the following content: Read the complete article here.


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About Jürgen Kress
As a middleware expert Jürgen works at Oracle EMEA Alliances and Channels, responsible for Oracle’s EMEA Fusion Middleware partner business. He is the founder of the Oracle SOA & BPM and the WebLogic Partner Communities and the global Oracle Partner Advisory Councils. With more than 5000 members from all over the world the Middleware Partner Community is the most successful and active community at Oracle. Jürgen manages the community with monthly newsletters, webcasts and conferences. He hosts his annual Fusion Middleware Partner Community Forums and the Fusion Middleware Summer Camps, where more than 200 partners get product updates, roadmap insights and hands-on trainings. Supplemented by many web 2.0 tools like twitter, discussion forums, online communities, blogs and wikis. For the SOA & Cloud Symposium by Thomas Erl, Jürgen is a member of the steering board. He is also a frequent speaker at conferences like the SOA & BPM Integration Days, JAX, UKOUG, OUGN, or OOP.

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