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Ignore json response fields dynamically in RESTEasy/jackson

 
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Hi,

I have developed Restful service using RESTEasy framework and Jackson for json response.

I am using data layer to return plain POJO class object(setters and getters), which gets returned from REST service as JSON.

My question is:
How to modify/filter response (without modifying POJO), to send back only few fields based on condition and not all fields of the POJO.

Thanks in advance,
Nikesh
 
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Maybe use another POJO class that is created from the one that has too many fields, and copy those fields to it that you want to transfer.
 
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Thanks for the quick response.

Actually I am looking for a solution to avoid creating more POJOs if dynamically fields can be excluded.



 
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Search for "jackson custom serialization"; you'll have to do some extra effort in that case.
 
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Many thanks Ulf Dittmer,

Following link helped in achieving the desired result.

Exclude JSON Fields dynamically

 
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