[Detailed Tutorial] Using QBit microservice lib's REST support with URI Params

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##Overview

QBit supports JSON, HTTP, REST and WebSocket. With QBit you can access a service via an HTTP client API, a high-speed WebSocket proxy and curl. As part of its REST support, it supports arguments to service methods which are URI params. You can also use request params.

You can invoke QBit services via a WebSocket proxy. The advantage of a WebSocket proxy is it allows you execute 1M RPC+ a second (1 million remote calls every second).

QBit uses the same style annotations as Spring MVC. We figure these are the ones that most people are familiar with. Since QBit focuses just on Microservices, it just supports JSON.

Using QBit microservice lib's REST support with URI Params

This wiki will walk you through a simple example to demonstrate to you how you can use a microservice remotely with WebSocket and how you can make a Rest call with URI params with QBit.

What you will build

You will build a simple Rest server, call an AdderService remotely via WebSocket, and call the AdderService via URI params. when you run this example you will get the following:

Calling the adderService async via a WebSocket proxy interface = 3

Calling the adderService via the URI parameters = 4

also with your favorite browser you can visit http://localhost:7000/services/adder-service/add/3/987 to call the adderService and add the last two params, in this case you will get:

990

How to complete this guide

In order to complete this example successfully you will need the following installed on your machine:

Now that your machine is all ready let's get started:

https://github.com/fadihub/simple-rest-server-with-uri-params.git

Once this is done you can test the service, let's first explain the process:

We have an `adderService that adds two numbers:

@RequestMapping("/adder-service")
    public static class AdderService {


        @RequestMapping("/add/{0}/{1}")
        public int add(@PathVariable int a, @PathVariable int b) {



            return a + b;


        }

    }

As you can see QBit uses the same style annotations as Spring MVC (@RequestMapping and @PathVariable).

We also have the AdderServiceClientInterface:

interface AdderServiceClientInterface {

        void add(Callback<Integer> callback, int a, int b);
    }

To start the server:

QBitSystemManager systemManager = new QBitSystemManager();

       /* Start Service server. */
        final ServiceEndpointServer
ServiceEndpointServer
ServiceEndpointServer server = endpointServerBuilder()
                .setSystemManager(systemManager)
                .setPort(7000).build();

        server.initServices(new AdderService());
        server.start();

To call AdderService with WebSocket

Create the proxy using the client interface to enable WebSocket calls to the AdderService:

/* Create a proxy to the service. */
        final AdderServiceClientInterface adderService =
                client.createProxy(AdderServiceClientInterface.class, "adder-service");

Then build QBit's client for WebSocket calls and start the client:

final Client client = clientBuilder().setPort(7000).setRequestBatchSize(1).build();

client.start();

Now we can call the AdderService remotely via WebSocket:

System.out.print("Calling the adderService async via a WebSocket proxy interface = ");
adderService.add(System.out::print, 1, 2);

this will give us:

Calling the adderService async via a WebSocket proxy interface = 3

For REST call with URI params

Create a http client and start it:

 HttpClient httpClient = httpClientBuilder()
                .setHost("localhost")
                .setPort(7000).build();

        httpClient.start();

Here we get a hard coded URI (/services/adder-service/add/2/2) using the httpClient and this will call the AdderService and add the params 2 + 2:

String results = httpClient
                .get("/services/adder-service/add/2/2")
                .body();
System.out.print("Calling the adderService via the URI parameters = ");
        System.out.println(results);

This will return the following:

Calling the adderService via the URI parameters = 4

This is it you can test the service now.

Full code Listing

EmployeeEventExampleUsingChannelsToSendEvents.java Listing

src/main/java/io.advantageous.qbit.example/SimpleRestServerWithURIParamsMain

/*
 * Copyright (c) 2015. Rick Hightower, Geoff Chandler
 *
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 * you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
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 *
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 * WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
 * See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
 * limitations under the License.
 *
 * QBit - The Microservice lib for Java : JSON, WebSocket, REST. Be The Web!
 */

package io.advantageous.qbit.example;

import io.advantageous.boon.core.Sys;
import io.advantageous.qbit.annotation.PathVariable;
import io.advantageous.qbit.annotation.RequestMapping;
import io.advantageous.qbit.client.Client;
import io.advantageous.qbit.http.client.HttpClient;
import io.advantageous.qbit.server.ServiceEndpointServer
ServiceEndpointServer
ServiceEndpointServer;
import io.advantageous.qbit.reactive.Callback;
import io.advantageous.qbit.system.QBitSystemManager;

import static io.advantageous.qbit.client.ClientBuilder.clientBuilder;
import static io.advantageous.qbit.http.client.HttpClientBuilder.httpClientBuilder;
import static io.advantageous.qbit.server.EndpointServerBuilder.endpointServerBuilder;

/**
 * @author rhightower
 *         on 2/17/15.
 */
public class SimpleRestServerWithURIParamsMain {


    public static void main(String... args) throws Exception {

        QBitSystemManager systemManager = new QBitSystemManager();

       /* Start Service server. */
        final ServiceEndpointServer
ServiceEndpointServer
ServiceEndpointServer server = endpointServerBuilder()
                .setSystemManager(systemManager)
                .setPort(7000).build();

        server.initServices(new AdderService());
        server.start();

       /* Start QBit client for WebSocket calls. */
        final Client client = clientBuilder().setPort(7000).setRequestBatchSize(1).build();


       /* Create a proxy to the service. */
        final AdderServiceClientInterface adderService =
                client.createProxy(AdderServiceClientInterface.class, "adder-service");

        client.start();



       /* Call the service */
        System.out.print("Calling the adderService async via a WebSocket proxy interface = ");
        adderService.add(System.out::print, 1, 2);




        HttpClient httpClient = httpClientBuilder()
                .setHost("localhost")
                .setPort(7000).build();

        httpClient.start();
        String results = httpClient
                .get("/services/adder-service/add/2/2")
                .body();
        System.out.println("\n");
        System.out.print("Calling the adderService via the URI parameters = ");
        System.out.println(results);



//        HttpResponse httpResponse = httpClient.get("/services/adder-service/foo/randomcrap/2");
//        //System.out.println(httpResponse);
//
//
//        httpResponse = httpClient.get("/services/adder-bs/foo/randomcrap/2");
//        //System.out.println(httpResponse);


        Sys.sleep(100);

        //client.stop();
        //httpClient.stop();
        //systemManager.shutDown();


    }

    interface AdderServiceClientInterface {

        void add(Callback<Integer> callback, int a, int b);
    }

    @RequestMapping("/adder-service")
    public static class AdderService {


        @RequestMapping("/add/{0}/{1}")
        public int add(@PathVariable int a, @PathVariable int b) {



            return a + b;


        }

    }

}

Test The Service

With your terminal cd simple-rest-server-with-uri-params

then gradle clean build then gradle run and you should get the following:

Calling the adderService async via a WebSocket proxy interface = 3

Calling the adderService via the URI parameters = 4

You can also access the AdderService when you visit http://localhost:7000/services/adder-service/add/3/987 to add the last two params, in this case you will get:

990

Summary

You have built/tested a simple Rest server, called an AdderService remotely via WebSocket and called an AdderService via URI params using QBit, see you in the next tutorial!

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