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Portlets with Hibernate

Shemida Nivedha

Joined: May 22, 2008
Posts: 18
Hi Folks,

I was using Portlets for UI design which interfaced with WebServices in backend.
Could you brief how Portlets can be interfaced with Hibernate as backend?

Thanks in advance,
Ashish Sarin
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Joined: Nov 20, 2000
Posts: 432

You can use Hibernate with Portlets like you do in a typical web application. If you are using Spring Portlet MVC (or Spring in the middle-tier), then it is quite simple to use Hibernate for persistence because of built-in support in Spring for integrating with Hibernate ORM.

You can find examples for using Hibernate and Spring JDBC in the source code of chapter 9 of Portlets in Action book:


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Shemida Nivedha

Joined: May 22, 2008
Posts: 18
Hi Ashish,

Thanks a lot for the reply.
Will go through the link for portlets.

I agree. Here's the link:
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