What are some alternatives?
When comparing Lineman and Spring Roo, you can also consider the following products
Yeoman - To do so, we provide a generator ecosystem. A generator is basically a plugin that can be run with the `yo` command to scaffold complete projects or useful parts. Through our official Generators, we promote the "Yeoman workflow".
jHipster - JHipster is a Yeoman generator, used to create a Spring Boot + Angular project.
Gulp.js - Automate and enhance your workflow
IntelliJ IDEA - Capable and Ergonomic IDE for JVM
OpenXava - OpenXava is a Web Java Framework for Rapid Development of Enterprise Applications.