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Full Stack Development with JHipster,

By : Deepu K Sasidharan, Sendil Kumar Nellaiyapen
Book Image

Full Stack Development with JHipster,

By: Deepu K Sasidharan, Sendil Kumar Nellaiyapen

Overview of this book

JHipster is a development platform to generate, develop, and deploy Spring Boot and Angular/React applications and Spring microservices. It provides you with a variety of tools that will help you quickly build modern web applications. This book will be your guide to building full stack applications with Spring and Angular using the JHipster tool set. You will begin by understanding what JHipster is and the various tools and technologies associated with it. You will learn the essentials of a full stack developer before getting hands-on and building a monolithic web application with JHipster. From here you will learn the JHipster Domain Language with entity modeling and entity creation using JDL and JDL studio. Moving on, you will be introduced to client side technologies such as Angular and Bootstrap and will delve into technologies such as Spring Security, Spring MVC, and Spring Data. You will learn to build and package apps for production with various deployment options such as Heroku and more. During the course of the book, you will be introduced to microservice server-side technologies and how to break your monolithic application with a database of your choice. Next, the book takes you through cloud deployment with microservices on Docker and Kubernetes. Going forward, you will learn to build your client side with React and master JHipster best practices. By the end of the book, you will be able to leverage the power of the best tools available to build modern web applications.
Table of Contents (23 chapters)
Title Page
Copyright and Credits
Packt Upsell

Installation and setup

To get started with JHipster, you will have to install the JHipster CLI tool. The JHipster CLI comes with commands required to use all of the features offered by the platform.


JHipster Online: If you would like to create an application without installing anything, you can do so by visiting You can authorize the application to generate a project directly in your GitHub account or you can download the source as a ZIP file.


Before we install the JHipster CLI, let's take a look at the prerequisites. We will need to install some dependencies and configure our favorite IDE to work best with generated code. You can visit to get up to date information about this.

Tools required

The following are the tools required to install JHipster and to work with the generated applications. If you do not have them installed already follow, these steps and install them.

You will need to use a command-line interface...