Code Quality Rank: L3
Programming language: Java
License: Apache License 2.0
Tags: Database    
Latest version: v12.6.2

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Builds against EA (Early Access) versions of Java (19, Loom, panama etc)

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Maven central

Maven central - io.ebean

Building Ebean from source

  • JDK 11 or higher installed
  • Maven installed
  • git clone [email protected]:ebean-orm/ebean.git
  • mvn clean install

Ebean 13 uses Java modules with module-info. This means that there are stricter compilation rules in place now than when building with classpath pre version 13.

For Maven Surefire testing we use <surefire.useModulePath>false</surefire.useModulePath> such that tests run using classpath and not module-path. We are doing this until all the tooling (Maven, IDE) improves in the area of testing with module-info.

Eclipse IDE

Right now we can't use Eclipse IDE to build Ebean and run its tests due to its poor support for java modules. See ebean/issues/2653

The current recommendation is to use IntelliJ IDEA as the IDE to build and hack Ebean.

IntelliJ IDEA

We want to get IntelliJ to run tests using classpath similar to Maven Surefire. To do this set: JUnit -> modify options -> Do not use module-path option

To set this option as the global default for IntelliJ use:

Run - Edit Configurations -> Edit configuration templates -> JUnit -> modify options - Do not use module-path option

*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the ebean README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.