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Programming language: Java
Tags: REST Frameworks    

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crnk.io - Crank up the development of RESTful applications!

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What is Crnk?

Crnk is an implementation of the JSON API specification and recommendations in Java to facilitate building RESTful applications. It provides many conventions and building blocks that application can benefit from. This includes features such as sorting, filtering, pagination, requesting complex object graphs, sparse field sets, attaching links to data or atomically execute multiple operations. Further integration with frameworks and libraries such as Spring, CDI, JPA, Bean Validation, Dropwizard, Servlet API, Zipkin and and more ensure that JSON API plays well together with the Java ecosystem. Have a look at www.crnk.io and the documentation for more detailed information.

Repository

Crnk Maven artifacts are available from jcenter/bintray: https://bintray.com/crnk-project.

Requirements

Crnk requires Java 1.8 or later and an SLF4J setup for logging.

Licensing

Crnk is licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0. You can grab a copy of the license at http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0.

Building from Source

Crnk make use of Gradle for its build. To build the complete project run

gradlew clean build

Note as part of the build a local Node installation is downloaded to build the frontend parts (crnk-ui) of the project.

Endorsements

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*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the Crnk README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.