In my assignment, one of the Entity should be created with data which would be (combination of partly data from 2 entities).
To combine the data and set few more Entity specific data, I am planning to use Builder pattern in SLSB.
Is this a common practice or should be avoided?
If allowed, can I use it like this:
So I end up instantiating the entity in the builder. Is that acceptable ?
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JPA entities are simply java objects until in "managed" state by EntityManager.
So do applying builder pattern for it, sounds okay ? A simple YES/NO would be appreciated.
subject: Can I use Builder Pattern for creating Entities?