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 Download files (text/image/pdf/excel) Using JAX-RS Example


We can download any type of files from the RESTful web services, @produces annotation


We should annotate our method with

  • @Produces(“text/plain“) If you are expecting Text file as response
  • @Produces(“image/your image type[.jpg/.png/.gif]”) for downloading any Image files
  • @Produces(“application/pdf“) for downloading PDF files



1.Create Dynamic web project in eclipse, convert that into Maven Project



2.Add Jersey jar files manually / through Maven by writing repo details in pom.xml



3.Create RESTFul webservice



4.Configure web.xml



5.HTML Page for Download links(index.html)



6.Test Webservice directly by using URL / writing webservice client




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