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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

Application modules

Let's see the different modules available out of the box. The modules can be grouped into:

  • Home and Login
  • Account
  • Admin

Home and Login modules

Once you open the URL, you will see a cool-looking hipster drinking coffee on the homepage as follows: 

This is the home page. Let's log in to the application using the default credentials.

  1. Click on the Sign in link on the page, or Account | Signin. You will see the following login screen. Enter the default credentials—Usernameadmin, Passwordadmin, and click Signin:

Once signed in, you will see the authenticated home page with all the authenticated menu items in the navbar:

  1. Since we enabled internationalization, we get a Language menu. Let's try to switch to a different language. Click on the Language menu and choose the next available language:

Account modules

Now, let's look at the account modules that are created out of the box. Under Account menu, you will see a Sign out option and following modules:

  • Settings
  • Password
  • Registration