Chapter 16. Creating and Using String-Based Criteria Queries
This chapter describes how to create weakly-typed string-based Criteria API queries.
The following topics are addressed here:
Overview of String-Based Criteria API Queries
String-based Criteria API queries (“string-based queries”) are Java programming language queries that use strings rather than strongly-typed metamodel objects to specify entity attributes when traversing a data hierarchy. String-based queries are constructed similarly to metamodel queries, can be static or dynamic, and can express the same kind of queries and operations ...