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##Spring Boot + Thymeleaf + Redis + Heroku## This demo application has been created as an example of deploying Spring Boot + Thymeleaf + Redis on Heroku.

###Technology Stack###

  • Spring Boot, no-xml Spring MVC 4 web application for Servlet 3.0 environment
  • Spring Data Redis
  • Database (Redis, Redis To Go)
  • Thymeleaf templates with added Joda Time & Spring Security Dialects
  • Heroku fully cloud deployable
  • Testing (JUnit/Mockito/MockMVC/AssertJ/Hamcrest)
  • Java 8, Spring Security 3.2, Maven 3, SLF4J, Logback, Bootstrap 3.3.4, jQuery 1.11.2, i18n, etc

###Live Demo### Be aware that this application is currently running on a free Heroku account. If it hasn't been accessed in 30 minutes, then the first request will take up to 120 seconds. Note that the demo application might fail to load altogether if the Heroku servers are busy.

Here is the Redis Developer's Bookshelf running on Heroku.

###Local Deployment### Load a local Redis database on port 6379. Flush the database with index equal to 0.

$ mvn clean install  
$ mvn spring-boot:run

Navigate to http://localhost:8080.

The application can also be deployed by running the Application.java class.

###Deploying to Heroku### The following steps require that the Heroku Toolbelt has been installed locally and that a Heroku account has been created.

Navigate to the project directory on the command line.

Before creating your Heroku application, make sure that there is a Git repository associated with the project.

$ git status

If a Git repository is not associated with the project, then create one before continuing.

Create a new application on Heroku.

$ heroku create

Rename your Heroku application if interested.

$ heroku apps:rename new-name

Add a Redis database to your Heroku application with the Redis To Go add-on. Note that your Heroku account must have a credit card attached in order to use free add-ons other than the PostgreSQL and MySQL add-ons.

$ heroku addons:create redistogo:nano  

Deploy project to Heroku.

$ git push heroku master

Look at your application logs to see what is happening behind the scenes.

$ heroku logs

If your application deploys without timing out then open it as follows.

$ heroku open

Author

Chris Bailey

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