By Jerome Louvel, Thierry Templier, and Thierry Boileau
Imagine that your system administrator doesn’t have any Java skills but still needs to adjust the virtual hosts, port numbers and IP addresses for your deployed applications. In those cases, you could use XML as a way to configure your standalone Restlet components. In this article, based on chapter 3 of Restlet in Action, authors introduced alternative ways to configure Restlet components using XML.

Declarative Configuration in XML (PDF)