We are assuming that the JDK 1.6+ and MySQL 5 database servers have been installed on your system. The installation process of JDK and MySQL is outside the scope of this book.
At the time of writing this book, the latest version of MyBatis is MyBatis 3.2.2. Throughout this book, we will use the MyBatis 3.2.2 version.
Even though it is not mandatory to use IDEs, such as Eclipse, NetBeans IDE, or IntelliJ IDEA for coding, they greatly simplify development with features such as handy autocompletion, refactoring, and debugging. You can use any of your favorite IDEs for this purpose.
This section explains how to develop a simple Java project using MyBatis:
STUDENTStable and inserting sample data