Spring Boot command line application example

The Spring Boot command line application example walks you through the process of creating a non-web application example spring boot step by step. Spring Boot is sub-project developed by developers of spring framework, Spring Boot makes it easy to create stand-alone, production-grade Spring based applications with minimum configuration possible.

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Let’s begin:

Now, we will create Spring Boot command line application example step by step
Project Structure
A standard Maven project structure.

Spring Boot command line application example

Maven Dependency
In this Spring Boot command line application example, we only need the spring-boot-starter

Create Spring service
We create a service to return a message.

and a resource property file which located in class path, application.properties:

Create Spring Boot Application
We create Spring Boot Application class which implements CommandLineRunner and has the main method

Dig deeper:
a. As you see above, in case you don’t want to see the spring logo you can disable it with line code:

b. The run method will be the entry point when you run the Spring Boot application

Run the Spring Boot Application
Foremost, we need to go to project directory in console, then package and run it using command line.

That’s all on the Spring Boot command line application example.

References
CommandLineRunner JavaDoc

Download complete source code, click link below

spring-boot-application-example.zip (29 downloads)

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