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Gyrex/Concepts/Http Application Extensions

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Gyrex provides a concept for defining HTTP applications. This article discusses an approach for providing extensions to those applications in a generic way.


  • Allow to contribute static resources, JAX-RS resources, WebSockets, etc. to an already defined application.
  • Ability to add security/authentication filters to already defined applications.
  • Backwards compatibility with existing applications.


  • Opt-in model
    • define #initializeExtensions method in Application class which must be called by participating applications

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