Hilla Documentation

Getting Started

Requirements, creating a project. and running a Hilla application.

This section shows you how to create and run a Hilla application.

Requirements

Creating a New Hilla Project

You can create a new Hilla project using the Vaadin CLI:

npx @vaadin/cli init --hilla my-hilla-app

You can also create a project with the basic security configuration added to it using the --auth option:

npx @vaadin/cli init --hilla --auth hilla-with-auth

Running a Hilla Project

Change into the newly created directory and run the application with the included Maven wrapper. This will run both the frontend and backend build, and open your web browser to localhost:8080.

cd my-hilla-app
./mvnw

Next Steps

Here are some resources to help you get started: