Generating a RESTful web service from
an existing database
To create a RESTful web service from an existing database, we simply need to go to
File | New in a web application project, then select the Web Services category, and
select the RESTful Web Services From Database file type:
In the next step in the wizard, we need to pick a data source and select one or more
tables to use to generate our web service. In our example, we will generate a web
service for the CUSTOMER table of the sample database included in NetBeans.