JHipster release v6.9.0 Permalink to "JHipster release v6.9.0"

This release fixes an important security vulnerability if you used master version between v6.8.0 and v6.9.0:

What’s new in this release

Apart from the security vulnerability, this is a minor release of JHipster v6 with 316 closed tickets and merged pull requests.

Here are the most significant ones:

  • Upgrade to Spring Boot 2.2.7.RELEASE - #11718
  • Lot of improvements for Reactive applications
  • Lot of improvements for Neo4J
  • Upgrade to Keycloak 10.0.0 - #11688
  • Prettier for Java - #11645
  • Support for Testcontainers - #11584
  • Circle CI support - #11452
  • New language : Bulgarian - #11498
  • New language : Sinhala - #11564
  • Many libraries upgrades
  • Many bug fixes

Closed tickets and merged pull requests Permalink to "Closed tickets and merged pull requests"

As always, you can check all closed tickets and merged pull requests here.

How to upgrade Permalink to "How to upgrade"

Automatic upgrade

For an automatic upgrade, use the JHipster upgrade sub-generator on an existing application:

Upgrade your version of JHipster:

npm update -g generator-jhipster

And then run the upgrade sub-generator:

jhipster upgrade

Manual upgrades

For a manual upgrade, first upgrade your version of JHipster with:

npm update -g generator-jhipster

If you have an existing project, it will still use the JHipster version with which it was generated. To upgrade your project, you must first delete its node_modules folder and then run:


You can also update your project and all its entities by running

jhipster --with-entities

You can also update your entities one-by-one by running again the entity sub-generator, for example if your entity is named Foo

jhipster entity Foo


To generate your project with all Java classes already formatted using prettier-java, you should use:

jhipster --prettier-java

Help and bugs Permalink to "Help and bugs"

If you find any issue with this release, don’t hesitate to:

If the issue you have is an urgent bug or security issue, please: