Building a Simple Application
In this chapter, we’re going to create the shell of an application, which will allow us to demonstrate a number of concepts common for systems that use Hibernate. We’ll be covering:
Ordinarily we’d use a service layer to encapsulate some operations, and in fact we will be adding a service layer as we proceed, but at this point we want to see more of how to interact with Hibernate itself. The goal here is not to waste time with a sample application that is “one ...