Beginning Hibernate: From Novice to Professional

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Apress, Feb 1, 2007 - Computers - 360 pages
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Beginning Hibernate is ideal if you’re experienced in Java with databases (the traditional, or connected, approach), but are new to open source lightweight Hibernate—the most popular de facto object-relational mapping and database-oriented application development framework. This book packs in information about the release of the Hibernate 3.2.x persistence layer and provides a clear introduction to the current standard for object-relational persistence in Java.

Experienced author Dave Minter and contributor Jeff Linwood provide more in-depth examples than any other books for Hibernate beginners. The authors also present material in a lively, example-based mannernot in a dry, theoretical, hard-to-read fashion. And since the book keeps its focus on Hibernate without wasting time on nonessential third-party tools, you’ll be able to immediately start building transaction-based engines and applications.


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An Introduction to Hibernate 3
Integrating and Configuring Hibernate
Building a Simple Application
The Persistence Life Cycle
An Overview of Mapping
Mapping with Annotations
Creating Mappings with Hibernate XML Files
Using the Session
Advanced Queries Using Criteria
Filtering the Results of Searches
More Advanced Features
Hibernate Tools
Hibernate and Spring
Upgrading from Hibernate 2

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Dave Minter has adored computers since he was small enough to play in the boxes they came in. He built his first PC from discarded, faulty, and obsolete components, and considers that to be the foundation of his career as an integration consultant. Dave is based in London, where he helps large and small companies build systems that "just work." He co-authored Building Portals with the Java Portlet API and Pro Hibernate 3.

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