A sample Spring-based application
git clone https://github.com/spring-projects/spring-petclinic.git cd spring-petclinic ./mvnw package java -jar target/*.jar
You can then access petclinic here: http://localhost:8080/
Or you can run it from Maven directly using the Spring Boot Maven plugin. If you do this it will pick up changes that you make in the project immediately (changes to Java source files require a compile as well - most people use an IDE for this):
Our issue tracker is available here: https://github.com/spring-projects/spring-petclinic/issues
In its default configuration, Petclinic uses an in-memory database (H2) which gets populated at startup with data. The h2 console is automatically exposed at
http://localhost:8080/h2-consoleand it is possible to inspect the content of the database using the
A similar setup is provided for MySql in case a persistent database configuration is needed. Note that whenever the database type is changed, the app needs to be run with a different profile:
You could start MySql locally with whatever installer works for your OS, or with docker:
docker run -e MYSQL_USER=petclinic -e MYSQL_PASSWORD=petclinic -e MYSQL_ROOT_PASSWORD=root -e MYSQL_DATABASE=petclinic -p 3306:3306 mysql:5.7.8
Further documentation is provided here.
The following items should be installed in your system: * Java 8 or newer. * git command line tool (https://help.github.com/articles/set-up-git) * Your preferred IDE * Eclipse with the m2e plugin. Note: when m2e is available, there is an m2 icon in
Help -> Aboutdialog. If m2e is not there, just follow the install process here: https://www.eclipse.org/m2e/ * Spring Tools Suite (STS) * IntelliJ IDEA * VS Code
1) On the command line
git clone https://github.com/spring-projects/spring-petclinic.git2) Inside Eclipse or STS
File -> Import -> Maven -> Existing Maven project
Then either build on the command line `./mvnw generate-resources` or using the Eclipse launcher (right click on project and `Run As -> Maven install`) to generate the css. Run the application main method by right clicking on it and choosing `Run As -> Java Application`.
3) Inside IntelliJ IDEA In the main menu, choose
File -> Openand select the Petclinic pom.xml. Click on the
CSS files are generated from the Maven build. You can either build them on the command line `./mvnw generate-resources` or right click on the `spring-petclinic` project then `Maven -> Generates sources and Update Folders`.
A run configuration named
PetClinicApplicationshould have been created for you if you're using a recent Ultimate version. Otherwise, run the application by right clicking on the
PetClinicApplicationmain class and choosing
4) Navigate to Petclinic
Visit [http://localhost:8080](http://localhost:8080) in your browser.
|Spring Boot Configuration | Class or Java property files | |--------------------------|---| |The Main Class | PetClinicApplication | |Properties Files | application.properties | |Caching | CacheConfiguration |
The Spring Petclinic "main" branch in the spring-projects GitHub org is the "canonical" implementation, currently based on Spring Boot and Thymeleaf. There are quite a few forks in a special GitHub org spring-petclinic. If you have a special interest in a different technology stack that could be used to implement the Pet Clinic then please join the community there.
One of the best parts about working on the Spring Petclinic application is that we have the opportunity to work in direct contact with many Open Source projects. We found some bugs/suggested improvements on various topics such as Spring, Spring Data, Bean Validation and even Eclipse! In many cases, they've been fixed/implemented in just a few days. Here is a list of them:
| Name | Issue | |------|-------| | Spring JDBC: simplify usage of NamedParameterJdbcTemplate | SPR-10256 and SPR-10257 | | Bean Validation / Hibernate Validator: simplify Maven dependencies and backward compatibility |HV-790 and HV-792 | | Spring Data: provide more flexibility when working with JPQL queries | DATAJPA-292 |
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The Spring PetClinic sample application is released under version 2.0 of the Apache License.