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7. JPA Integration and Lifecycle Events

Joseph B. Ottinger, Jeff Linwood2 and Dave Minter3

(1)Youngsville, North Carolina, USA

(2)Austin, Texas, USA

(3)London, UK

Hibernate provides a number of capabilities beyond the simple “native Hibernate API.” In this chapter, we are going to discuss using the standard JPA configuration resource, Hibernate’s object validation facilities, and object lifecycle events — along with a few other tricks.

The Java Persistence Architecture

The Java Persistence Architecture, or JPA, is a standard approved by the Java Community Process, with input from representatives of ...

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