The leading web API framework for Java

Do you want to blend your web services, web sites and web clients into unified web applications exposing and consuming RESTful web APIs?

Leverage the open source Restlet Framework and its unique Java API available in six consistent editions: Java SE, Java EE, OSGi, GAE, Android and GWT!


What are the main features of Restlet Framework? Get excited by what others said. Take the first steps to get yourself started.


Get further with Restlet Framework by reading tutorials, Javadocs, books and additional resources. Follow the roadmap for upcoming releases.


Get support and meet the team. Become a contributor by reporting issues, fixing bugs, adding new features and documentation.

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Our book

Restlet in Action

Developing RESTful web APIs in Java

Jérôme Louvel, Thierry Templier and Thierry Boileau

Foreword by Brian Sletten

September, 2012 | 464 pages

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