Running the application

Before we run the application, let's have a walk through our project structure. 

Open the project on IntelliJ IDEA using the Import Project or Open options (both are similar), the following page will be displayed:

Then we can open or import the pom.xml file.

The following project structure should be displayed:

Open the pom.xml, we have three dependencies, spring-boot-starter-thymeleafspring-boot-starter-webspring-boot-starter-test, and an interesting plugin, spring-boot-maven-plugin.

These starter dependencies are ...

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