Hibernate tutorial

May 17, 2021 07:00 Hibernate

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Hibernate tutorial

Hibernate is a high-performance object-relationship persistent storage and query service that follows the open source GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL) and is free to download. Hibernate focuses not only on mapping from Java classes to database tables, but also on Java data types to SQL data types, as well as providing data query and retrieval services.

This tutorial will show you how to use Hibernate in a simple way to develop database-based web applications.

Suitable for people

This tutorial is designed for Java programmers who need to understand the Hibernate framework and APIs. After reading this tutorial, you will find yourself moving from a moderate to a higher level on Hibernate.

Learning prerequisites

Let's assume that you have a good understanding of the Java programming language. JDBC and SQL have some basic understanding of relationship databases.

Version information

The demo code in the book is based on the following versions:

Framework Version information
Hibernate 3.0