JWeb Framework

A developer friendly module based JAX-RS micro service framework.

Getting Started

These instructions will get you a copy of the JWeb CMS up and running on your local machine.


  1. Download and install Open JDK 11 or Oracle JDK 11
  2. If you want to use MySQL as database. (Optional, JWeb default embeds HSQL)
    1. Download and install MySQL.
    2. Create a database.
      CREATE DATABASE main CHARACTER SET utf8mb4 COLLATE utf8mb4_unicode_ci;
    3. Create a database user with schema update permission.
      CREATE USER 'user'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY 'password'; GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON * . * TO 'user'@'localhost'; FLUSH PRIVILEGES;


  1. Download the package file JWeb-v0.9.0-beta.zip (For all platform)
  2. Unzip the package
  3. Run ./bin/JWeb
  4. Use a browser(IE11+) to open http://localhost:8080
  5. Fill in the require information to setup JWeb.
    1. Choose language.
    2. Input app name, the name will be displayed in page title.
    3. Select database.
      1. If you want to use MySQL, input the info of database and user you created.
    4. Input SMTP settings.

      Optional, if you skip the SMTP settings, user register will be disabled.

    5. Click install button. JWeb will restart.
  6. Open http://localhost:8080/admin/

Run Source Code

  1. Clone the repo
  2. Import as a Gradle project to Intellij IDEA or Eclipse.
  3. Run JWeb-main/src/java/Main.java

Known issues

It is because of Java 10 JEE split package issues. A temp fix for Intellij IDEA is:

  1. Open settings. Build, Execution, Deployment>Compiler>Java Compiler.
  2. Input the following parameters to Additional command line parameters. And replace the path of javax.transaction-api-1.3.jar.
    --add-modules=java.xml.bind --patch-module java.transaction=~\.gradle\caches\modules-2\files-2.1\javax.transaction\javax.transaction-api\1.3\e006adf5cf3cca2181d16bd640ecb80148ec0fce\javax.transaction-api-1.3.jar
  3. The error messages are still there, but it compiles.

Code Examples

To start an App:

public class Main {
    public static void main(String[] args) throws InterruptedException {
        Path dir = Paths.get(System.getProperty("user.home")).resolve(".JWeb");
        App app = new UndertowApp(dir);

To create a Module:

public class TodoServiceModuleImpl extends TodoServiceModule {
    protected void configure() {
        //import DatabaseModule to register entity and create repository


        //register service implementation
        api().service(TaskWebService.class, TaskWebServiceImpl.class);

Release Notes


See also the list of contributors who participated in this project.


Please read CONTRIBUTING.md for details on our code of conduct, and the process for submitting pull requests to us.


This project is licensed under the AGPL License - see the LICENSE.md file for details