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The Spring Shell project provides an extensible interactive shell enviornment with a simple Spring based plugin model.

This is essentially a place holder README file until this project gets its sealegs.

  • Maven:

<!-- used for nightly builds -->
  <name>Springframework Maven SNAPSHOT Repository</name>

<!-- used for milestone/rc releases -->
  <name>Springframework Maven Milestone Repository</name>
  • Gradle:
repositories {
   mavenRepo name: "spring-snapshot", urls: ""

dependencies {
   compile "${version}"

current version is 1.0.0.BUILD-SNAPSHOT


Spring Shell currently uses Maven as its build system. The build been done using version 3.0.3 (r1075438; 2011-02-28 12:31:09-0500) and the plan is to switch to gradle.

To build Spring Shell, run

 mvn package

Running Example

cd samples/helloworld
mvn package
java -jar target/helloworld-1.0.0.BUILD.SNAPSHOT.jar


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