If you ever use Spring Roo and already have an existing database, be sure to comment out the hibernate.hbm2ddl.auto property in persistence.xml

How to, hints links follow…


adding testing support when you don’t specify it when creating the entity…

// Whoops! We forgot to setup the integration test. Let's do that
// in an alternative way, using the test integration command in Roo:
roo *.model.SimpleTask> test integration --entity ~.model.SimpleTask

reverse engineer an existing database with Roo… http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/library/os-springroo2/index.html