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JAX-RS @PathParam annotation example


This page gives you an example using JAX-RS @PathParam annotation, which injects value from URI to your method input parameters.

In the previous examples we have given details of application setup, dependencies, web.xml file configurations: If you want to know about these configuration, please refer these:

Restful web services using RESTEasy hello world example.
Restful web services using Jersey hello world example.

Look at the below class to apply @PathParam annotation:

package com.java2novice.restful;

import javax.ws.rs.GET;
import javax.ws.rs.Path;
import javax.ws.rs.PathParam;
import javax.ws.rs.core.Response;

@Path("/employee")
public class EmployeeService {

	@GET
	@Path("{empId}")
	public Response getEmployeeById(@PathParam("empId") String empId){
		
		return Response.status(200).entity("Got employee with id : " + empId).build();
	}
	
	@GET
	@Path("{branch}/{department}")
	public Response getEmployeeList(@PathParam("branch") String branchName,
									@PathParam("department") String deptName){
		
		String resp = "Total number of employees in the "+deptName+" department from "
						+branchName+" is 100";
		return Response.status(200).entity(resp).build();
	}
}

In the above example, if you use "/employee/123" URI pattern, getEmployeeById() method will be invoked, and you will get "Got employee with id : 123" as a response.

Using @PathParam, you can access multiple values as well. Look at getEmployeeList() method in the above example, if you use "/employee/bangalore/accounts" URI pattern, then getEmployeeByName() method will be invoked and you will get "Total number of employees in the accounts department from bangalore is 100" as a response.

In the next page you will see an example on how to use @QueryParam annotation.

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