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BetterReads Spring App
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Signup for DataStax Astra, or login to your already existing account.
Create an Astra DB Database if you don't already have one.
Create an Astra DB Keyspace called
sag_betterreadsin your database.
Generate an Application Token with the role of
Database Administratorfor the Organization that your Astra DB is in.
Once the app is finished launching in the Gitpod IDE, copy the
env.examplefile to a file named
.envand fill the required values in from your Application Token and Astra DB connection settings.
Activate your environment settings by running
source .envin the Gitpod console.
Get your secure connect bundle from the connect page of your database and upload it to your Gitpod instance. Rename it to
src/main/resourcesin the Gitpod file explorer.
Start the example by running
./mvnw spring-boot:runin the Gitpod console.
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How this works
Once the Astra DB credentials are provided, BetterReads can connect to Astra DB.