Battlesnake Java Starter Snake

by DHervochon



Build Status

My battlesnake AI starting from the java starter snake.

A simple Battlesnake AI written in Java.

Visit for API documentation and instructions for running your AI.

This snake is built using a lightweight http server Spark framework -



Running the snake

mvn compile exec:exec

Snake will start up on port 8080

This snake has also been run from within Intellij successfully.

Run the tests

mvn compile test

Executable Jar

mvn compile package

Will result in a jar file in target called starter-snake-java.jar

You can then run this file with the command

java -jar target/starter-snake-java.jar

Deploying to Heroku

  1. Create a new Heroku app:
heroku create [APP_NAME]
  1. Deploy code to Heroku servers:
git push heroku master
  1. Open Heroku app in browser:
heroku open

or visit

  1. View server logs with the heroku logs command:
heroku logs --tail