Based on Flask's MiniTwit example and written in Java with the Spark web framework, Spring, and HSQLDB
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Java version of Flask's MiniTwit example built with the Spark web microframework, Freemarker, Spring and HSQLDB (as an in-memory database).

Thanks to SamAsEnd for given this project a better look. You can find the original theme referenced by the tutorial in this branch.


  • Java 8

  • Maven

How to run it

  1. Clone the repository and go to the root directory.

  2. Execute mvn compile exec:java

  3. Open in your browser http://localhost:4567/

  4. Log in as user001 with password user001, or user002/user002, or user003/user003 until user010/user010, or sign up yourself. If your e-mail address has an associated Gravatar image, this will be used as your profile image.


MIT License

See LICENSE for details.

Flask's MiniTwit (c) 2015 by Armin Ronacher.