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Spring Persistence with Hibernate book question

Brent W Farrell

Joined: Apr 10, 2008
Posts: 17
Does the book Spring Persistence with Hibernate assume that the reader has any prior knowledge about Spring or hibernate.
Christophe Verré

Joined: Nov 24, 2005
Posts: 14687

I guess that Chapter 1 gives you an idea of what Spring and Hibernate are. So I don't think any prior knowledge is needed, although I think it'd be better to fully understand how Spring works before stepping in Spring Persistence.

* Chapter 1: An Introduction to Hibernate and Spring
o Persistence management in Java
+ The mismatch problem
# Identity and equality mismatch
# Mapping object inheritance mismatch
# Mapping more complicated objects
o Object relational mapping
o Hibernate as an O/R Mapping solution
+ Other O/R Mapping solutions
+ Hibernate versus other frameworks
o Hibernate architecture
o What is Spring
+ Inversion of Control container
+ Aspect-oriented programming framework
+ Data access abstraction
+ Transaction abstraction
+ MVC web framework
+ Testing support
o Summary

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Ahmad Reza Seddighi

Joined: Dec 15, 2009
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You can use the book and learn Hibernate and Spring, even if you don't have any prior knowledge on these areas. It provides a step-by-step path from beginning discussions around Hibernate and Spring to advanced topic around persistence.
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