In this tutorial, you will learn how to make an HTTP request in Java using the HttpClient class from Java 11. This class makes it really easy to send a request and in this demo, you will learn how to call a REST API. The REST API is going to return a JSON array and you will then learn how to convert each item in the array into a Java Object using Jackson.
When you have completed this tutorial you should understand:
✅ What is the HttpClient class and why would you need it
✅ Use Java HttpClient to send an HTTP GET Request
✅ Call a REST Client in Java
✅ Use Jackson Databind to parse JSON into Java Objects
✅ Use a reference method to print out each Java Object