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