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New to Hibernate

anish jain
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Joined: Feb 03, 2010
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I am new to hibernate..Can anobody suggest me the best site and book to start with hibernate..
Also I want to know Can I start with hibernate3 instead of going through hibernate2?
Paul Sturrock

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Hibernate's own site has a wealth of resource.

You don't need to learn old versions of the API before looking at the new.

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Vinod Tiwari
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Java Persistence with Hibernate is good hibernate book. Hibernate website as mentioned by Paul is also very good.

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Cameron Wallace McKenzie
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I always found Java Persistence with Hibernate to be just a tad overwhelming for people new to Hibernate.

Check out my signature links for some real easy to follow Hibernate tutorial:

Getting Started with Hibernate: A Tutorial

If you like the flow of the tutorials, then pick up my book, Hibernate Made Easy. You'll find it to be a solid learning resource.

-Cameron McKenzie

I agree. Here's the link:
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