Read response body in JAX-RS client from a post request

Having some sort of proxy between a mobile app and a web-service, we are puzzled by the response when issuing a post request. We receive response with status 200: OK. But we can not find/extract the JSON response body.

    Client client = ClientBuilder.newClient();
    WebTarget webTarget = client.target(WEBSERVICE_BASE_LOCATION + "mobileDevices?operatorCode=KPNSCP");
    String jsonString = "{\"osVersion\":\"4.1\",\"apiLevel\":16,\"devicePlatform\":\"ANDROID\"}";
    Builder builder = webTarget.request();
    Response response = builder.post(Entity.json(jsonString));

We are using JAX-RS. Can someone please provide some hints to extract the JSON body (String) from the server response?

Answers


Try this:

String output = response.getEntity(String.class);

EDIT

Thanks to @Martin Spamer to mention that it will work for Jersey 1.x jars only. For Jersey 2.x use

String output = response.readEntity(String.class);

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