Configuring NHibernate with hibernate.cfg.xml

NHibernate offers several methods for configuration and a number of configuration settings.

In this recipe, we will show you how to configure NHibernate using the hibernate.cfg.xml configuration file, with a minimal number of settings to get your application up and running quickly. The recipe also forms the base for several other recipes in this chapter.

Getting ready

  1. Complete the steps from the Installing NHibernate recipe in this chapter.
  2. Add a console application project to your solution called ConfigByXml.
  3. Set it as the Startup project for your solution.
  4. Install NHibernate to ConfigByXml project using the NuGet Package Manager Console.
  5. In ConfigByXml, add a reference to the Eg.Core project.

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