This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
Greenwich, CT - Hibernate exploded on the Java scene only three years ago and is now the most popular object/relational mapping tool for Java. It is considered one of the most successful and useful Java open source projects alongside Struts, Tomcat, and JBoss and won the 2004 Jolt! Software Award.
Manning has now released "Hibernate in Action", written by the core developers of Hibernate, Gavin King and Christian Bauer. It is the first and only full tutorial, reference, and authoritative guide, and one of the most anticipated books of the year for Hibernate users.
Hibernate automates a tedious task, the persistence of Java objects with relational database systems, traditionally one of the major problems in application development. "Hibernate in Action" shows how to use Hibernate in practice. It demonstrates how to deal with concurrency and transactions, how to efficiently retrieve objects and use caching. The authors created Hibernate, continue to develop it, and support the community. As a member of the EJB3 Expert Group, co-author Gavin King is working to integrate Hibernate concepts into the next major version of the EJB specification. Any developer who needs to make decisions on Java object persistence architecture will find "Hibernate in Action" invaluable. This book is now available everywhere that technical books are sold.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS Christian Bauer is a member of the core Hibernate developer team. He maintains the Hibernate documentation and website and is a senior software engineer in Frankfurt, Germany.
Hibernate founder Gavin King is an enthusiastic proponent of agile development, open source software, and �lightweight� Java frameworks. He is a J2EE consultant based in Melbourne, Australia.
ABOUT THE PUBLISHER Manning Publications is a publisher of high-quality technology books for software developers and managers. Manning is based in Greenwich, CT.