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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

Microservice application - notification service with NoSQL database

For an e-commerce website, it is really essential that orders are tracked and users are notified at the right moment. We will create a notification service which will notify users whenever their order status changes. 

Application generation

Let's generate our second microservice application (notification service) in the e-commerce-app folder. Create a new folder where you will keep the microservices application. Let's name the foldernotification. Go into the directory and start creating the application by running jhipster.

The first question we are asked is to select the type of application we would like to create. We have to choose Microservice application and then click Enter:

Then, we will select the default application name, notification:

Then, we will select the port for the application. Since we have selected 8080 for the monolithic application and 8081 for the invoice service, we will use port 8082 for the notification...