While SpringMVC makes it quite easy to create RESTful services, this starter project adds a few things more. It provides a consistent way to send error messages in json back to the caller and also integrates Spring Security into the mix.
Finally got around to deploying one of my old restful applications to the open source PaaS Cloudfoundry.com. I have updated the original post with new instructions at Secure RESTful Services with Maven, Spring, Apache CXF and Spring Security.
Ah! Good ol ACEGI. Or should I say the good old new ACEGI aka Spring Security. In one of my previous posts I blogged about configuring good ol ACEGI. Since I last looked at it ACEGI is now Spring Security. Configuration nightmare has been reduced greatly. Continue reading