Developing REST Applications for VMware GemFire provides background and instructions on how to program REST applications with VMware GemFire. GemFire REST APIs allow you to access region data, queries and functions in your GemFire deployment in wide variety of programming languages.
Note: This documentation covers the v1 release of GemFire REST APIs for developing applications.
By using the GemFire REST application interface, you can immediately access GemFire’s data management capabilities in languages other than the natively supported Java language.
Before development, understand the prerequisites and limitations of the current REST implementation in GemFire.
The VMware GemFire developer REST interface runs as an embedded HTTP or HTTPS service (Jetty server) within a GemFire data node.
VMware GemFire Developer REST APIs are integrated with the Swagger™ framework. This framework provides a browser-based test client that allows you to visualize and try out GemFire REST APIs.
This section provides guidelines on writing REST client applications for GemFire.
This section provides examples that illustrate how multiple clients, both REST and native, can access the same GemFire region data.
This section provides troubleshooting guidance and frequently asked questions about GemFire Developer REST APIs.
This section summarizes all available VMware GemFire REST API resources and endpoints.