IBatis in Action

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iBATIS in Action teaches Java developers and architects how to use the iBATIS framework to map relational databases to object-oriented programs. Written by the creator of iBATIS, this practical book presents patterns and solutions that readers can apply immediately.

iBATIS in Action shows Java developers how to tackle the problem of data persistence using the elegant iBATIS framework. iBATIS helps developers solve the problem of connecting- or mapping- relational databases to object-oriented code. An extensive running example presents reusable iBATIS patterns and common solutions. The sample application shows where iBATIS fits in a typical web application as well as how iBATIS integrates with other popular frameworks like Struts. iBATIS in Action focuses on solving existing problems without introducing new ones.

In addition to showing what iBATIS does, iBATIS in Action also shows how iBATIS solves problems. Readers explore the driving design philosophy behind iBATIS as presented by iBATIS creator Clinton Begin.

Purchase of the print book comes with an offer of a free PDF, ePub, and Kindle eBook from Manning. Also available is all code from the book.

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The iBATIS philosophy
What is iBATIS?
When you have full control forever 43 When your application

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About the author (2007)

Clinton Begin

is the creator of iBATIS. Clinton has been a professional software

developer for eight years and currently works for ThoughtWorks. He is an active

mentor, trainer, and public speaker in the IT industry.

Brandon Goodin is a successful consultant with his company, Phase, and currently

works for Plum Creek. He has made significant contributions to core iBATIS

features since version 1.0.

Larry Meadors brings 16 years of development expertise to the iBATIS team. His

experience includes desktop and web applications, as well as a wide range of databases.

Larry is currently the lead Java developer at Plum Creek.

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