JHipster release v8.0.0 Permalink to "JHipster release v8.0.0"

This is our major release for JHipster v8.

It includes 242 closed tickets and pull requests on the main project after the 8.0.0-rc.1 release.

What’s new? Permalink to "What’s new?"

:computer: Frontend Permalink to ":computer: Frontend"

  • Upgrade to Angular 16 #22182
  • Upgrade to Vue 3 #22232
  • Moved test files from test folder to main for Vue #23188
  • Update to Prettier 3 #22875
  • Migrate Vue to Vite. (#23532)
  • Fix Swagger for gateway/microservices (#23499)
  • Rework translation process (#23488)

:gem: Features & Enhancements Permalink to ":gem: Features & Enhancements"

  • Bump Node dependency to 18 LTS #22372
  • Enable CORS when app is a gateway or monolith #22780
  • Add devcontainer for JHipster development #22814
  • Add support for JDK 20 and 21 #23344
  • Update spring-boot version to 3.1.5 (#23930)
  • Switch to Hibernate 6.2.x #23107
  • Update Maven version to 3.9.5 (#23843)
  • Upgrade to Gradle 8.4 (#23787)
  • Upgrade Keycloak to 22.0.1 #23098
  • Update Node version to 18.17.1 #23278
  • Update openapi-generator-maven-plugin version to 7.0.0 #23303

:warning: Breaking changes/Deprecations/Removals Permalink to ":warning: Breaking changes/Deprecations/Removals"

  • Drop unmaintained deployment sub-generators (#23422)
    • aws
    • azure-app-service
    • azure-spring-cloud
    • cloudfoundry
    • gae
    • openshift
  • Drop openapi-client sub-generator (#23632)
  • Drop page sub-generator (#23615)
  • Drop upgrade-config sub-generator (ab46e40)
  • Drop spring-controller and spring-service sub-generators (#23502)
  • Consul as default #19300

:paw_prints: JDL/Internals/Blueprints Permalink to ":paw_prints: JDL/Internals/Blueprints"

  • Improve blueprint support
  • Heroku sub-generator improvement #21892
  • Lots of internal improvements and refactoring

:scroll: Others Permalink to ":scroll: Others"

  • Many improvements
  • 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 install Permalink to "How to install"

To install JHipster v8.0.0 using using NPM:

npm install -g generator-jhipster

It is also available using the JHipster Docker image, as it is automatically built from our source code.

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

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: