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[PoC] Pluggable CRUD UI library for Java web applications

LightAdmin - [PoC] Pluggable CRUD UI library for Java web applications

The primary goal of this PoC project is to speed up application development by bringing pluggable fully operational data management back-end for JPA based applications and to relieve your codebase for more important stuff.

Features ##

* DSL configurations: Allows developers to easily configure their administration user interface * Displaying persistent entities: Customizable Listing & Quick Views with paging & sorting capabilities * CRUD operations: Complete entities manipulation support (including their associations) * Automatic Validation: JSR-303 annotation-based validation rules support * Search: Allows users to search entities by text fields, dates, numeric values & associations * Filtering Scopes: Use scopes to filter data by predefined criteria * Pluggable Security: Authentication based on Spring Security * REST API: Enriching your application with REST API based on Spring Data REST * Easy integration: Servlet 2.53.0 web applications supported

Integration examples ##

* LightAdmin and Spring Boot * LightAdmin and JHipster * LightAdmin running on Heroku

Documentation & Support ##

* Web site: * Documentation & Guides: * Wiki: * Live demo: * CI Server: * Use Google Groups for posting questions: * Use Stack Overflow for posting questions with lightadmin tag * Contact LightAdmin Team directly on Twitter: @lightadm_team

Bug Reports ##

* Bug Reports:

License ##

* LightAdmin is released under version 2.0 of the Apache License.

Contribute ##

You’re interested in contributing to LightAdmin? AWESOME. Here are the basic steps: * Fork LightAdmin from here: * Clone your fork * Hack away * If necessary, rebase your commits into logical chunks, without errors * Verify your code by running the test suite, and adding additional tests if able * Push the branch up to GitHub * Send a pull request to the la-team/light-admin project We’ll do our best to get your changes in!

Getting started ##

Declare maven dependency for using with Spring 4.0.X directly from Maven Central xml <dependency> <groupId>org.lightadmin</groupId> <artifactId>lightadmin</artifactId> <version>1.2.0.RC1</version> </dependency> or xml <dependency> <groupId>org.lightadmin</groupId> <artifactId>lightadmin</artifactId> <version>1.2.0.BUILD-SNAPSHOT</version> </dependency> For snapshots and LightAdmin compatible with Spring 3.2.X, please declare LA Nexus repositories: xml <repositories> <repository> <id>lightadmin-nexus-releases</id> <url></url> <releases> <enabled>true</enabled> <updatePolicy>always</updatePolicy> </releases> </repository> <repository> <id>lightadmin-nexus-snapshots</id> <url></url> <snapshots> <enabled>true</enabled> <updatePolicy>always</updatePolicy> </snapshots> </repository> </repositories> And dependency xml <dependency> <groupId>org.lightadmin</groupId> <artifactId>lightadmin</artifactId> <version>1.0.0.M2</version> </dependency>

Enable LightAdmin web-module in your web.xml if you have one: ###

xml <context-param> <param-name>light:administration:base-url</param-name> <param-value>/admin</param-value> </context-param> <context-param> <param-name>light:administration:security</param-name> <param-value>true</param-value> </context-param> <context-param> <param-name>light:administration:base-package</param-name> <param-value>[package with @Administration configurations, ex.: org.lightadmin.demo.config]</param-value> </context-param>

Or enable LightAdmin web-module in your WebApplicationInitializer: ###

java @Override public void onStartup(ServletContext servletContext) throws ServletException { servletContext.setInitParameter(LIGHT_ADMINISTRATION_BASE_URL, "/admin"); servletContext.setInitParameter(LIGHT_ADMINISTRATION_BACK_TO_SITE_URL, ""); servletContext.setInitParameter(LIGHT_ADMINISTRATION_BASE_PACKAGE, "org.lightadmin.administration"); super.onStartup(servletContext); }

Include your JPA persistence provider of choice (Hibernate, EclipseLink, OpenJpa) and setup basic Spring JPA configuration. ###

xml <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <beans xmlns="" xmlns:xsi="" xmlns:jdbc="" xmlns:jpa="" xsi:schemaLocation=""> <bean id="entityManagerFactory" class="org.springframework.orm.jpa.LocalContainerEntityManagerFactoryBean"> <property name="dataSource" ref="dataSource" /> <property name="jpaVendorAdapter"> <bean class="org.springframework.orm.jpa.vendor.HibernateJpaVendorAdapter" /> </property> </bean> <bean id="transactionManager" class="org.springframework.orm.jpa.JpaTransactionManager"> <property name="entityManagerFactory" ref="entityManagerFactory" /> </bean> </beans>

Create an entity: ###

java @Entity public class User { @Id @GeneratedValue(strategy = GenerationType.AUTO) private Integer id; private String firstname; private String lastname; // Getters and setters }

Create an @Administration configuration in the package defined in web.xml previously: ###

java public class UserAdministration extends AdministrationConfiguration<User> { public EntityMetadataConfigurationUnit configuration( EntityMetadataConfigurationUnitBuilder configurationBuilder ) { return configurationBuilder.nameField( "firstname" ).build(); } public ScreenContextConfigurationUnit screenContext( ScreenContextConfigurationUnitBuilder screenContextBuilder ) { return screenContextBuilder .screenName( "Users Administration" ) .menuName( "Users" ) .build(); } public FieldSetConfigurationUnit listView( final FieldSetConfigurationUnitBuilder fragmentBuilder ) { return fragmentBuilder .field( "firstname" ).caption( "First Name" ) .field( "lastname" ).caption( "Last Name" ) .build(); } Voila! You have a brand new LightAdmin back-end configured.

Check Out and Build from Source

1. Clone the repository from GitHub: $ git clone git:// 2. Navigate into the cloned repository directory: $ cd light-admin 3. The project uses Maven to build: $ mvn clean install

Running from the Command Line

By default, the app will run in ‘embedded’ mode which does not require any external setup. The Tomcat 7 Maven plugin is configured for you in the POM file. 1. Navigate into demo application directory: $ cd lightadmin-sandbox 2. Launch Tomcat from the command line: $ mvn tomcat7:run 3. Access the deployed webapp at http://localhost:8080/lightadmin-sandbox

LightAdmin integration example

We prepared an example how easily you can integrate LightAdmin back-end to existing web application. It’s based on Spring Travel reference application. 1. Clone the repository from GitHub: $ git clone git:// 2. Navigate into the cloned repository directory: $ cd lightadmin-spring-travel 3. The project uses Maven to build: $ mvn clean install 4. Launch Tomcat from the command line: $ mvn tomcat7:run 5. Access the deployed webapp at http://localhost:8080/booking-mvc


Login to LightAdmin: Login view Dashboard: Dashboard view List of persistent entities configured: List view Search entities by criteria: List view & Filtering Quick view for particular entity: Quick view Editing entity: Form view Show entity with all fields: Show view

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