Recently, I got a very good question on Twitter, and I decided that the best way to answer it is with a new article.
In this article, we are going to see how various ways to map an Enum using JPA and Hibernate.
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Mapping entities to database tables is usually a very straightforward process. However, if your mappings are rather unusual, you might bump into some rare issues like this one I found on the Hibernate forum.
In this article, I’m going to explain the mapping between Java objects to JDBC and database column types, and how you can fix the issue described in the aforementioned Hibernate question.
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Today, I stumbled upon a StackOverflow answer that I gave some time ago and realized that it deserves a post of its own.
As previously explained, the
@JoinFormula is a very awesome annotation which allows you to customize the way you join entities beyond JPA
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As I explained in this previous article, you can map calculated properties using Hibernate
@Formula, and the value is generated at query time.
In this post, you’ll see how you can calculate an entity property at INSERT or UPDATE time.
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