There are many ways to implement a RESTful service, but what if you need to do it in Java and you use Netbeans? I recently had a project like this and it was quite an experience to get my enviorment up and working. With Java, there are just so many ways to do it that it starts to look like too much to handle. Well it is actually easier than you think. Let's dive in..
First, fire up Netbeans and create a new Maven Web Application project. Give it a name of you choosing.
This guide will show you a quick introduction on using the JFrame tools in NetBeans to easily create a GUI for your java programs. NetBeans provides a user interface that allows you to very easily generate your GUI without having to hand code it yourself. This will organize your code and allows you to easily add logic and operations to your buttons, text fields, and more.