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What is Jersey?

It is open source, production quality, framework for developing RESTful Web Services in Java that provides support for JAX-RS APIs and serves as a JAX-RS (JSR 311 & JSR 339) Reference Implementation. It provides it’s own API that extend the JAX-RS toolkit with additional features and utilities to further simplify RESTful service and client development.
Jersey is a tool in the Microframeworks (Backend) category of a tech stack.

Who uses Jersey?

14 companies reportedly use Jersey in their tech stacks, including Bodybuilding.com, SnapEngage, and Graylog.

100 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Jersey.

Jersey Integrations

Java, Apache Maven, Eclipse, Oracle, and Java EE are some of the popular tools that integrate with Jersey. Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with Jersey.
Pros of Jersey
Fast Performance With Microservices
Java standard

Jersey's Features

  • Track the JAX-RS API and provide regular releases of production quality Reference Implementations that ships with GlassFish
  • Provide APIs to extend Jersey & Build a community of users and developers
  • Make it easy to build RESTful Web services utilizing Java and the Java Virtual Machine.

Jersey Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Jersey?
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Jetty is used in a wide variety of projects and products, both in development and production. Jetty can be easily embedded in devices, tools, frameworks, application servers, and clusters. See the Jetty Powered page for more uses of Jetty.
Spring Boot
Spring Boot makes it easy to create stand-alone, production-grade Spring based Applications that you can "just run". We take an opinionated view of the Spring platform and third-party libraries so you can get started with minimum fuss. Most Spring Boot applications need very little Spring configuration.
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Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
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Jersey's Followers
125 developers follow Jersey to keep up with related blogs and decisions.