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using POJO classes---Is it a good programming practice?

 
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Can I use POJO classes generated from hibernate instead of creating value objects in my code. Is it a good programming practice?

 
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Yes. That is what they are for. There is nothing magical about a plain old java object.
 
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Yes, those classes generated by Hibernate will be POJOs.

I would just do a double check on the generated classes to make sure the properties are of the types that you want and the assocations and pk assignments are what you want.

They do a great job of generating the start of your classes, but they can't predict everything that you might want.
 
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