This sample project contains a simple Servlet application called Ferret. Ferret listens for HTTP requests sent to
<host>:<port>/ferret[/*], and responds with information about the request and the server.
Running in Eclipse
- Download and install Eclipse with the WebSphere Developer Tools.
- Create a new Liberty Profile Server. See step 3 for details.
- Clone this repository.
- Import the sample into Eclipse using File -> Import -> Maven -> Existing Maven Projects option.
- Deploy the sample into Liberty server. Right click on the ferret sample and select Run As -> Run on Server option. Find and select the Liberty profile server and press Finish.
- Go to: http://localhost:9080/ferret
- Go to Help > Eclipse Marketplace > Install Buildship Gradle Integration 2.0
- Clone this project and import into Eclipse as an 'Existing Gradle Project'.
- Go to Window > Show View > Other > Gradle Executions & Gradle Tasks
- Go to Gradle Tasks view and run
cleanin build folder, then
buildin build folder, then
libertyStartin liberty folder.
- You should see the following in the console:
Application ferret started in XX.XX seconds.
Running in the Command Line
This project can be built with Apache Maven. The project uses the Liberty Maven Plug-in to automatically download and install the Liberty Java EE Web Profile 7 runtime from Maven Central. The Liberty Maven Plug-in is also used to create, configure, and run the application on the Liberty server.
Use the following steps to run the application with Maven:
Execute the full Maven build. The Liberty Maven Plug-in will download and install the Liberty server.
$ mvn clean install
To run the server Ferret sample execute:
$ mvn liberty:run-server
Once the server is running, the application will be available under http://localhost:9080/ferret.
Please refer to the Liberty Maven Plug-in repository for documentation about using the Liberty Maven Plug-in.
This project can also be built and run with Gradle.
build.gradle file applies the Liberty Gradle Plug-in and is configured to automatically download and install the Liberty Java EE Web Profile 7 runtime from Maven Central.
The Liberty Gradle Plug-in has built-in tasks that can be used to create, configure, and run the application on the Liberty server.
Use the following steps to run the application with the Gradle wrapper (Windows machines use
Execute the full Gradle build. The Liberty Gradle Plug-in will download and install the Liberty server.
$ ./gradlew clean build
To start the server with the Servlet sample execute:
$ ./gradlew libertyStart
Alternatively, execute the run command:
$ ./gradlew libertyRun --no-daemon
Once the server has started, the application will be available under http://localhost:9080/ferret.
- To stop the server, execute:
$ ./gradlew libertyStop
Note, if Gradle is properly installed, Gradle commands can be executed directly using
gradle and wouldn't require
Please refer to the Liberty Gradle Plug-in repository for documentation about using the Liberty Gradle Plug-in.
Deploying to Bluemix
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