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what is mappedBy in Hibernate?

Rahul Ba
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Joined: Oct 01, 2008
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Please anybody can explain me what is the mappedBy in Hibernate?

Rahul
Ogeh Ikem
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Joined: May 13, 2002
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mappedBy (used in annotation mappings) is EJB3 terminology which means the same thing as inverse (used in XML mapping files) i.e. it is used to indicate which side is the owning side. Hibernate supports EJB 3 persistence annotations.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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