The best way to map a projection query to a DTO (Data Transfer Object) with JPA and Hibernate

Introduction

While answering questions on the Hibernate forum, I stumbled on the following question. What was different than previous questions on the same topic was that the original poster realized the shortcoming of the JPA constructor expression which can be addressed elegantly by Hibernate.

Because this has been a recurring theme on StackOverflow and the Hibernate forum, I decided to dedicate an article to the best way of mapping DTO projections using JPA and Hibernate.

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