spring boot initializr-generator example

  1. Go to the Spring Initializr website: Visit the Spring Initializr website at start.spring.io.

  2. Configure your project: Select the necessary project metadata like project type (Maven or Gradle), programming language (Java, Kotlin, Groovy), and Spring Boot version.

  3. Add dependencies: Choose the required dependencies for your project, such as Spring Web, Spring Data JPA, Spring Security, etc. You can search and select dependencies based on your project needs.

  4. Generate the project: Click on the "Generate" button to create and download your Spring Boot project as a zip file.

  5. Unzip the downloaded file: Extract the downloaded zip file to a suitable location on your system.

  6. Import the project into your IDE: Use your preferred Integrated Development Environment (IDE) like IntelliJ IDEA, Eclipse, or VS Code to import the project as a Maven or Gradle project.

  7. Start coding: Begin coding your Spring Boot application using the generated project structure, leveraging the chosen dependencies and Spring Boot configurations.

This sequence helps create a Spring Boot project using the Spring Initializr, customize it with necessary dependencies, and start building your application within your chosen IDE.