Adding an entity with the CLI

To demonstrate the process of creating an entity in JHipster, we will first create a simple entity, called Owner, with one attribute, called nameThe way that JHipster allows for entity creation, along with data access, the service layer, controller, and frontend layer for that entity is identical to the process of generating application code that we saw in the previous section. Both can be done with the CLI.

For entity generation, JHipster uses the Yeoman tool internally to generate the code. Let's create our first entity. Execute the following command to create an entity:

jhipster entity Owner

The Owner is the name of an entity. This command will create an entity for Owner, and will launch a wizard that asks ...

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