Build your first Java app
Create your App
Download the Spring Boot app
The following steps will walk you through the steps that are required to create a simple Spring Boot web application.
Clone the Spring Boot Getting Started sample project to your local machine:
git clone https://github.com/microsoft/gs-spring-boot.git
Go to the directory that contains the sample code:
Test your app locally
Build the JAR file using Maven
Once the web app has been created, change directory to the JAR file and start the web app
Test the web app by browsing to http://localhost:8080 using a web browser. You should see the following message displayed: Greetings from Spring Boot!
Make a change
- Try it now, edit HelloController.java to change Greetings from Spring Boot! to something else.
Build the JAR file again using Maven (skip some unit tests)
mvn clean package -Dmaven.test.skip=true
- Follow step 2 and 3 in above Test your app locally section to reload the app and see the results.
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