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Prerequisite - Java 8

Java 8 or later is expected to be already installed.

Example projects

Explore example Java projects for Maven, Gradle or Kotlin projects using Maven or Gradle.

For all example projects including ElasticSearch, PostGIS etc goto /docs/examples.


Step 1: Install IDE Plugin

Ebean uses bytecode enhancement to provide dirty checking and lazy loading among other things. We using tooling via IDEA, Eclipse, Maven and Gradle plugins to perform this enhancement.

Install the Plugin for IntelliJ IDEA or Eclipse IDE.

IntelliJ IDEA

File > Settings > Plugins > "Ebean 11"

Install Ebean 11 IDEA Plugin

Turn on plugin per project

The plugin is turned on and off per project. We need to turn it on for it to perform enhancement on the current project.

Eclipse IDE

Preferences > Installed JREs

Goto the installed JRE's and hit Edit


Add -javaagent

Add the ebean-agent as a VM -javaagent argument to the JRE. Use this JRE for your project.

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