October 25, 2017 Product Developers Zvone Gazvoda
KumuluzEE Swagger Swagger-UI

KumuluzEE Swagger usage

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KumuluzEE Swagger (OpenAPI 2.0) extension provides support for documenting APIs using Swagger/OpenAPI v2 compliant annotations. Extension automatically hooks-up servlet that exposes API specification on endpoint /api-specs/<jax-rs application-base-path>/swagger.[json|yaml]. Extension also provides SwaggerUI which is added to your project to visualize API documentation and allow API consumers to interact with API endpoints.

More details about Swagger Specification.


You can enable the KumuluzEE Swagger support by adding the following dependency:


Swagger configuration

When kumuluzee-swagger dependnecy is included in the project, you can start documenting your REST API using Swagger-Core Annotations.

Documenting application class

@SwaggerDefinition(info = @Info(title = "CustomersAPI", version = "v1.0.0"), host = "localhost:8080")
public class CustomerApplication extends Application { ... }

Documenting resource class and operations

public class CustomerResource {

    @ApiOperation(value = "Get customers list", tags = {"customers"}, notes = "Returns a list of customers.")
    @ApiResponses(value = {@ApiResponse(message = "List of customers", code = 200, response = Customer.class)})
    public Response getCustomers() {

        List<Customer> customers = new ArrayList<>();
        Customer c = new Customer("1", "John", "Doe");


        return Response.status(Response.Status.OK).entity(customers).build();

Accessing API specification

Build and run project using:

mvn clean package
java -jar target/${project.build.finalName}.jar

After startup API specification will be available at:




To learn more go to KumuluzEE Swagger and see KumuluzEE Swagger Sample.

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