This chapter discussed a Spring Boot tool that can help you create prototypes and production-ready applications. This tool is part of the Spring Boot installation you performed in the first chapters. This is not a Maven or Gradle plugin or dependency.
I’m talking about the Spring Boot Command Line Interface (CLI). Just to recap, in previous chapters, you learned that you can get the CLI from the binary installation at http://repo.spring.io/release/org/springframework/boot/spring-boot-cli/ or, if you are using a Mac/Linux, you can use homebrew ( http://brew.sh/ ) with the following command: