How to Combine Neo4j with GWT and Eclipse
As stated before I did my first testings with Neo4j. Now I wanted to include Neo4j to GWT which is actually very straight forward but for some reasons I was fighting with it for quite a while. I even had to emberass myself by asking stupid questions on the neo4j mailinglist to which Peter and John Doran kindly responded.
Any way now I am excited to follow my research topics which I hope to answer by using neo4j.
Installing Neo4j in GWT with Eclipse step by step
Today I created a 12 Minute screencast that shows how to set everything up. But I recommend everyone to just read the very good documentations. Reading those you might be faster.
Download the neccessary software
Important parts of the documentation
- We follow the getting started with neo4j guide from the neo4j wiki. Here we create a very simple Hello World program that stores the setence in 2 Nodes and one relation between them.
- Basically you only want to copy and paste this code to your GWT serversided code.
Create the Project
After creating a new GWT Web project in eclipse you need to include the Neo4j Libraries. You rightclick to your project -> Build path -> configure build path … In the new window you click add Library here you can choose the location to which you downloaded the neo4j libs.
Ok I hope this solved all questions for you. If not feel free to contact me! In any case tell me what you are doing with neo4j!
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