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Java Hibernate Cookbook

By : Yogesh Prajapati, Vishal Ranapariya
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Java Hibernate Cookbook

By: Yogesh Prajapati, Vishal Ranapariya

Overview of this book

This book will provide a useful hands-on guide to Hibernate to accomplish the development of a real-time Hibernate application. We will start with the basics of Hibernate, which include setting up Hibernate – the pre-requisites and multiple ways of configuring Hibernate using Java. We will then dive deep into the fundamentals of Hibernate such as SessionFactory, session, criteria, working with objects and criteria. This will help a developer have a better understanding of how Hibernate works and what needs to be done to run a Hibernate application. Moving on, we will learn how to work with annotations, associations and collections. In the final chapters, we will see explore querying, advanced Hibernate concepts and integration with other frameworks.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Java Hibernate Cookbook
About the Authors
About the Reviewers

Integration with Spring

Spring is an open source development framework that helps developers make the development process much better. Spring is known for DI (dependency injection), IoC (inversion of control), AOP (aspects-oriented programming), core and test container, data access/integration with JDBC, ORM, JMS(Java Messaging Service), web integration with servlet, portlet, and other frameworks, such as Struts, and Spring DAO (data access object) support. We can use the Spring framework in either a Java Standalone application or a JEE enterprise application.

The official site for Spring is, which gives detailed information about all the projects by Spring, and, which is for the Spring framework.

In this recipe, we will take a look at how to integrate hibernate with Spring using a Spring DAO pattern. Also, we will assume that you have a basic knowledge of patterns, Maven, and Spring core.

Getting ready

Before moving forward, let...