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How to use the Temporal Java SDK

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The Temporal Java SDK provides a framework for Temporal Application development in Java. The SDK contains the following tools:

  • A Temporal Client to communicate with a Temporal Cluster
  • APIs to use within your Workflows
  • APIs to create and manage Worker Entities and Worker Processes

Get the SDK

Add the Temporal Java SDK to your project as a dependency:

Apache Maven:

<dependency>
<groupId>io.temporal</groupId>
<artifactId>temporal-sdk</artifactId>
<version>1.11.0</version>
</dependency>

Gradle Groovy DSL:

implementation 'io.temporal:temporal-sdk:1.11.0'

Other:

Additional scripts for each SDK version are available here: https://search.maven.org/artifact/io.temporal/temporal-sdk. Select an SDK version to see available scripts.

Are there executable code samples?

You can find a complete list of executable code samples in the samples library, which includes Temporal Java SDK code samples from the temporalio/samples-java repo. Additionally, several of the Java SDK Tutorials are backed by a fully executable template application.

Where is the Java SDK technical reference?

The Java SDK API reference is published to javadoc.io.

Where can I find video demos?

Temporal Java SDK YouTube playlist