Spring and JPA
Spring integration with Java Persistence API (JPA) came about on the release of Spring 2.0. It is very easy to use JPA with Spring because it is all based on plain old java beans (POJOs). In this tip, we will outline the steps required for you to use JPA with Spring.
JPA-based applications are based on the implementation of EntityManagerFactory in order to get an instance of an EntityManager. There are two kinds of entity managers from the JPA Specification that both implement the
Updated 11-30-2011 at 04:23 AM by Spring Framework
In our next tip, I will focus on Spring’s data access support. Spring uses the design pattern, data access object (DAO). The purpose of DAOs is to provide means to read and write data to the database. So what Spring has focused on is to make it easy for developers to write DAOs as irrespective of whether you use JDBC, Hibernate, JPA or JDO. The way in which it does this is by separating the interface from the data access implementation. Therefore the implementation can change to align with the