There is various way we can generate REST application base template in java. Today I’m going to share you one of the example.
Why we require to generate the template ?
Going with your own project structure is good for example or test project. but if we talking about production application or some of serious project we must require to follow the standard. generally if we talk about Framework like spring that have certain rules to read application properties and they have defined standard project structure. and that is very use-full and self explanatory.
you can see on of this example, where clearly defined ‘src’ section that contain test and main application source. apart from this there is HELP.md where user can define there application details. also there is gradle config files are there that can be replace with maven if you choose maven build system.
├── HELP.md ├── build.gradle ├── gradle │ └── wrapper │ ├── gradle-wrapper.jar │ └── gradle-wrapper.properties ├── gradlew ├── gradlew.bat ├── settings.gradle └── src ├── main │ ├── java │ │ └── com │ │ └── example │ │ └── demo │ │ └── DemoApplication.java │ └── resources │ └── application.properties └── test └── java └── com └── example └── demo └── DemoApplicationTests.java
Now these are The basics template every time create these structure manually is not worth to spend time. if there is already tools out there.
Spring introduced spring initialiser that can help you generate base template where developer only require to generate and import into IDE.
How to do this?
visit – https://start.spring.io/
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