Don't Let Hibernate Steal Your Identity (84 tags)
Hibernate has one set of ideas about how to make something unique, such as using a database sequence number as an ID. But this clashes with Java's need for implementations of
hashCode() that determine identity for objects, even those that haven't yet made a trip to the database and thus can't have a sequence number. James Brundege has an option that should satisfy both Hibernate and Java.
Working with Hibernate in Eclipse (73 tags)
Jim Elliott was curious about whether anyone had written plugins to work with Hibernate in Eclispe, as he'd just finished writing Hibernate: A Developer's Notebook. It turns out there are several such efforts underway. In this article, Jim explores Hibernate Synchronizer--a plugin that automatically updates your Java code when you change your mapping document.
What Is Hibernate (38 tags)
Hibernate is a free open source Java package that makes it easy to work with relational databases. James Elliott describes the "enlightened laziness" that resulted in the development of Hibernate, how it works, and when it makes good sense to use it in your projects. James is the author of Hibernate: A Developer's Notebook.
Hibernate 3 Formulas (32 tags)
formula element has been limited in previous versions of the popular object-relational mapping framework, but in Hibernate 3, your formulas can be used in many new ways that will simplify and empower your programming. Dai Yifan shows you what's new.
Wire Hibernate Transactions in Spring (25 tags)
The proper handling of transactions across multiple data stores, supporting multiple application flows, is the kind of heavy lifting J2EE servers were built for. But what if you're using the lighter-weight Spring framework? Binildas C. A. shows how you can wire Spring and Hibernate together to achieve the transaction support you desire.