Spring Boot – Example of RESTful Web Service with XML Response

Spring boot services by default gives the response in JSON format, but we can reverse this functionality in such a way that the default response will be in XML.  In order to do that we have to add a new dependency called jackson-dataformat-xml.  With this dependency services by default gives the response in XML format and if you want to see the response in JSON, just append .json to the URL that’s it :-) I will show you with an example.


Final pom.xml


Run the application and hit http://localhost:8080/springbootrestxml/get-cust-info

If we want to see the response in JSON, append .json to the URL.. http://localhost:8080/springbootrestxml/get-cust-info.json


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One Response to “Spring Boot – Example of RESTful Web Service with XML Response”
  1. arrchana says:


    Your blog is really good and useful. I'm learning the spring by using your blog only. I'm trying a task like read data from excel and stored into pojo whenever I hit a spring boot based REST API. Is that possible. give me some idea on that.


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