What is this book about?This book is written for professional Java developers who already understand how to build server-side Java applications. The book assumes no previous experience with Hibernate, though readers should have a general familiarity with databases and Web development.What does this book cover?After a quick overview of Hibernate in the first two chapters, the authors jump right to the code. They show how to do the following:Obtain and install HibernateBuild the Hibernate development environmentUse Hibernate to connect to databasesUse Hibernate to create persistent classes and objectsUse the Hibernate database query language and transaction management functionsUse the Hibernate APIsAfter covering these essentials, the authors go further, showing readers how to use Hibernate in the real world. This means demonstrating how to use Hibernate with other popular tools that readers are using (including Eclipse, Tomcat, Maven, Struts, and XDoclet). This book takes a very real-world, hands-on approach to these topics and includes many working code examples, as well as a sophisticated sample application.
- Electronic book text | 456 pages
- 11 Nov 2005
- John Wiley & Sons Inc
- WROX PRESS
- United States
- 1st edition
About Eric Pugh
Eric Pugh is a member of the Maven development team and an experienced Java enterprise developer specializing in database application design and development, and open source tool integration. He has contributed Hibernate-related code to many projects, including XDoclet and OSWorkflow, and is currently leading development of the Hibernate plugin for Maven. Eric has built several Hibernate applications for clients (including a Web-based lab automation application) and regularly uses Hibernate with Eclipse and Maven. In addition to writing documentation and specifications, Eric has written for OnJava. Joseph D. Gradecki is a software engineer at Comprehensive Software Solutions, where he works on their SABIL product, an enterprise-level securities processing system. He has built numerous dynamic, enterprise application using Java, Hibernate, MySQL, XML, AspectJ, servlets, JSPs, Resin, BroadVision, and other technologies. He is the author of Mastering JXTA and the co-author of MySQL and Java Developers Guide and Professional Java Tools for Extreme Programming. Joe holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in Computer Science and is currently pursuing a Ph.D.
Table of contents
Introduction. Chapter 1: Introduction to Mapping Objects to Relational Databases. Chapter 2: Introduction to Hibernate. Chapter 3: Hibernate Development Environment. Chapter 4: Database Connecting and Schema Generation. Chapter 5: Creating Persistent Classes. Chapter 6: Working with Collections. Chapter 7: Using Persistent Objects. Chapter 8: Hibernate Query Language. Chapter 9: Hibernate Caching. Chapter 10: Hibernate Transactions and Locking. Chapter 11: J2EE and Hibernate. Chapter 12: Hibernate and DAO Design Pattern. Chapter 13: Hibernate and XDoclet. Chapter 14: Hibernate and Maven. Chapter 15: Hibernate Extensions. Chapter 16: Hibernate and Eclipse. Chapter 17: Using Velocity, Struts, and Hibernate. Chapter 18: Hibernate and AspectJ. Appendix A: Hibernate Database Connectivity. Appendix B: Getting Involved with Hibernate. More Information on Open Source. Index.