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Simple Example - student

The "student" example is intended to provide a simple example of using JPA-RS with a single entity persistence unit in a web application.


The following are the minimal requirements for this example.


The following steps will be performed in setting up and running this example in your own environment

  1. Installation & Configuration
    1. Check out student example from GIT
    2. Database connectivity
    3. GlassFish - Datasource configuration
    4. Verify config
    5. Populate database
  2. Running the Example
    1. Deploy Web Application
    2. View metadata
    3. Query entities
    4. Create entity
    5. Delete entity
    6. Update entity

Installation and Configuration

1. Clone "examples" from git. The "student" example is stored under student folder.

   git clone git://

2. Configure datasource. Create a JDBC Connection Pool called "jdbc/JPARSStudentDS" and define a new JDBC Resources using this connection pool. You can use any of the databases supported by the eclipselink.

Configuring JDBC Connection Pool\

JDBC Resource

3. Run  createDDL.jdbc script under examples\student\student.model, populate database tables required for the student example.

4. Lauch eclipse. Select File->Import->Maven->Existing Maven Projects, hit next and point Root Directory to student folder. Hit finish.

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5. Click 



Running the Example

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