REST WS with Python + hosting on a shared server

Apr 18

I encountered a situation where I needed a simple REST WS to be hosted on my shared server. unfortunately Java wasn’t an option as most shared hosting providers don’t support Java. I decided to go with Python as it’s already supported however that was not an easy ride. Prerequisites Before wasting a lot of time we need to make sure the following...

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Securing JAX-RS Web Services (Basic Authentication)

Mar 20

Securing JAX-RS web services is an easy thing specially when choosing the “Basic Authentication” option. Basic authentication is the simplest way to secure your REST web service. It involve sending a Base64-encoded username and password within a request header to the server. The server then checks to see if the username exists within its system and...

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