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While unit testing is great for testing classes that have a certain logic that’s well encapsulated, testing data access logic code requires integration testing because you want to see how queries are executed on the same database server type you are also using in production. Emmanouil Gkatziouras wrote an article about running Integration Tests using Maven so you should definitely check it out if you are planning on starting a new project or the current project does not use any Integration Testing.

For our Japanese readers, Shin Watanabe wrote an article about using the Hibernate-specific ResultTransformer when building the ResultSet of a projection query.

Simon Martinelli wrote two article about JPA which are definitely a good read:

Eugen Parachiv also wrote a series of article about Hibernate:

I also wrote three articles about JPA and Hibernate:

Time to upgrade

Hibernate Validator 6.0.7.Final has been released.

If you want to give it a try, feedback is highly appreciated.

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