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Kotlin, Spring Boot, MySQL, JPA, Hibernate Rest API

Build a Restful CRUD API using Kotlin, Spring Boot, Mysql, JPA and Hibernate.


  1. Java - 1.8.x

  2. Maven - 3.x.x

  3. Mysql - 5.x.x

Steps to Setup

1. Clone the application

git clone

2. Create Mysql database

create database kotlin_demo_app

3. Change mysql username and password as per your installation

  • open src/main/resources/

  • change spring.datasource.username and spring.datasource.password as per your mysql installation

4. Running the App

Type the following command in your terminal to run the app -

mvn spring-boot:run

The app will start running at http://localhost:8080.

Explore Rest APIs

The app defines following CRUD APIs.

GET /api/articles

POST /api/articles

GET /api/articles/{id}

PUT /api/articles/{id}

DELETE /api/articles/{id}

You can test them using postman or any other rest client.

Learn more

You can find the tutorial for this application on my blog -

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