Apache Wink

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Apache Wink
Apache Wink Logo
Developer(s) Apache Software Foundation
Stable release 1.4.0 / September 15, 2013 (2013-09-15)
Written in Java
Operating system Cross-platform
Size 11.4 MB (archived)
Type JAX-RS
RESTful Web services
License Apache License 2.0
Website wink.apache.org

Apache Wink is an open source framework that enables development and consumption of REST style web services.

History[edit]

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,[1] HP contributed the SDK and IBM contributed a lot of integration tests.

The Apache Wink is currently part of the Apache Incubator project.

Features[edit]

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.

Releases[edit]

Release Date Notes
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.
1.1.3 2011-05-09 Wink-1.1.3 released.
1.2.0 2012-05-21 Wink-1.2.0 released.
1.3.0 2013-04-12 Wink-1.3.0 released.
1.4.0 2013-09-15 Wink-1.4.0 released.

See also[edit]

  • Apache CXF, a web services framework with JAX-RS support

References[edit]

  1. ^ Apache Wink Proposal, retrieved August 14, 2009
  2. ^ Apache Wink User Guide, retrieved August 14, 2009

External links[edit]