|Developer(s)||Apache Software Foundation|
|Stable release||1.4.0 / September 15, 2013|
|Size||11.4 MB (archived)|
RESTful Web services
|License||Apache License 2.0|
The project was initiated in 2007 as an HP internal REST SDK called Symphony. At the beginning of 2009, HP and IBM joined forces to deliver the Apache Wink project, HP contributed the SDK and IBM contributed a lot of integration tests.
The Apache Wink is currently part of the Apache Incubator project.
Apache Wink is composed of a Server module and a Client module. The Server module is an implementation of the JAX-RS (JSR-311) specification along with additional features to facilitate the development of RESTful Web services. The Client module is a Java-based framework that provides functionality for communicating with RESTful Web services.
- JAX-RS 1.0 compliant 
- Has support for Atom Syndication Format, Atom Publishing Protocol and RSS.
- Has support for JSON, CSV and OpenSearch.
|pre 0.1||2009-05-27||Wink enters incubation.|
|pre 0.1||2009-07-01||Wink is JAX-RS 1.0 compliant|
|0.1||2009-08-26||Wink 0.1 released.|
|1.1||2010-05-14||Wink 1.1 released.|
|1.1.1||2010-07-07||Wink 1.1.1 released.|
|1.1.2||2010-11-15||Wink 1.1.2 released.|
- Apache CXF, a web services framework with JAX-RS support.
- Official website
- Apache Wink Wiki
- IBM DeveloperWorks Apache Wink Article
- RESTful Web services with Apache Wink, Part 1: Build an Apache Wink REST service
- RESTful Web services with Apache Wink, Part 2: Advanced topics in Apache Wink REST development
- RESTful Web services with Apache Wink, Part 3: Apache Wink and the REST
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