Posted on May 2, 2018 by vladmihalcea
Introduction In a previous article, I explained how you could audit entity modifications using the JPA @EntityListeners for embeddable types. Since Hibernate ORM 5.2.17 now allows you to use the @PrePersist and @PreUpdate JPA entity listeners, we can simplify the previous example, as you will see in this article.
Posted on November 20, 2017 by vladmihalcea
How to audit entity modifications using the JPA @EntityListeners, @Embedded, and @Embeddable annotations
Introduction After I wrote the article about inheriting properties from a base class entity using @MappedSuperclass, I got an avalanche of opinions, but this one from Lukas deserves a blog post: While @MappedSuperclass has its benefit, allowing you to reuse even the @Id mapping, as well as being more lenient towards Hibernate-specific auto-generated properties like @GeneratedValue, using Embeddable types is the other JPA alternative for reusing a bunch of properties among multiple entities. In this article, we are going to see how we can reuse several audit-related properties using @Embeddable and another… Read More