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Neo4j

Project to develop Neo4j as the backing store for InterMine. Hosted at http://intermine-neo4jwebapp.herokuapp.com/.

This repository contains following two sub-projects.

  • intermine-neo4j contains the packages for Neo4j metadata management, PathQuery to Cypher conversion and data loaders for InterMine Neo4j database.

  • intermine-neo4jwebapp contains the web service API endpoint and servlets from which you can query InterMine Neo4j database.

Getting Started

These instructions will get you a copy of the project up and running on your local machine for development and testing purposes. We use gradle wrapper for building the project.

Prerequisites

To run the project you need to get the following prerequisites.

  • JDK 8
  • Neo4j Graph Database 3.2
  • Neo4j APOC 3+

Installing

  • Place the apoc-3.1.*.jar file to the plugins directory inside your local neo4j database directory. For example, inside /home/yourusername/neo4j-community-3.2.0/plugins.

  • Download the latest source code by cloning the git repository.

git clone https://github.com/intermine/neo4j.git

  • Change the current directory to project directory. cd neo4j

intermine-neo4j

  • Change the current directory to project directory. cd intermine-neo4j

  • Update your Neo4j Database URL, InterMine Service URL, credentials and other information in neo4jloader.properties file.

  • To build the project, run ./gradlew build

  • To see the list of all available taks and their description, run ./gradlew tasks --all.

  • To execute a particular task, run ./gradlew <taskName>

intermine-neo4jwebapp

  • Change the current directory to project directory. cd intermine-neo4jwebapp

  • To run a local instance of the server, run ./gradlew jettyRun

  • For Swagger documentation of the API, visit http://localhost:8080/.

  • For testing PathQueryServlets, visit http://localhost:8080/servlet/.

Documentation

The project wiki contains detailed documentation of the code and the available gradle tasks.

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