Hibernate CRUD example

By | June 10, 2018

In previous post Save and persist an entity example in hibernate you learnt how to save an entity object in database.
This post demonstrates how to perform CRUD(Create,Read,Update and Delete) operation is hibernate step by step.

Technologies and tools used for this application are –

  • Hibernate 5.2.11.Final
  • Eclipse Mars.2 (4.5.0)
  • Maven 3.5.0
  • JavaSE 1.8
  • MySQL 5.5.57

Project Structure

Review the following project structure.

Step 1 – Create a maven project

Refer below link if you don’t know how to create Maven project in eclipse:
How to create Maven project

Step 2 – Add jar dependencies to pom.xml
below is the pom.xml file and add required Hibernate and MySQL connector dependencies to it.


Step 3 – Create Entity class in hibernate

Step 4 – Create a Hibernate configuration file

Create an XML file named as hibernate.cfg.xml under src/main/resources folder and write the following code in it.

Step 5 – Hibernate utility class which is responsible to provide SessionFactory

Step 6 – Create service interface and it’s implementation class

Step 7 –Create DAO(Data access  object) interface and it’s implementation class

Step 8 – Now create client program with main method to perform CRUD operation


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