EclipseLink Solutions Guide for EclipseLink
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19 Exposing JPA Entities Through RESTful Data Services

This chapter introduces tells how to expose JPA persistence units using RESTful Data services.

This chapter contains the following sections:

Use Case

Expose persistent data model and application logic over REST for the development of Thin Server Architecture (TSA) clients including HTML5/JavaScript and mobile technologies.


Use RESTful Data Services to expose entities using a RESTful service, without writing JAX-RS code.