(µ)Micro Archetypes

Micro's archetypes directory is a collection of Apache Maven project archetypes designed for the (µ)Micro framework.


To install and use these archetypes Apache Maven needs to be present.

Getting started


cd archetypes/quickstart
mvn install

Usage from command line

mvn archetype:generate \
  -DarchetypeArtifactId=micro-quickstart \
  -DarchetypeVersion=0.2.2 \
  -DgroupId=com.mycompany \

Usage from IntelliJ IDEA

Open IntelliJ. Choose File/Import/Existing Project and point it to myproject directory. Or, you can add the quickstart archetype in IntelliJ by simply following the few next steps:

  • File/New Project
  • select Create from archetype and click the Add Archetype button
  • choose ca.simplegames.micro:micro-quickstart from the list

And simply follow the dialog prompted by IntelliJ :)

Launching the generated application using the embedded Jetty web server

cd myproject
mvn compile install exec:java

#or: mvn exec:java

Browse to http://localhost:8080/

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