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  What's the difference between the java.persistence and the org.hibernate annotations?

Sometimes beginners get confused when they are about to import annotations like the @Table or @Entity annotation and then there are multiple options to choose from. I'll show you _which_ annotations you should use _when_ in this screencast.

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JPAHibernatePersistence Annotations
Published: 27.04.2017
Difficulty: BEGINNERS
Runtime: 00:03:32

  Meet the EntityManager (or a quick JPA upgrade for our user management)

In case you did not know, there's something out there called JPA, the Java Persistence API. Hibernate speaks JPA and in this screencast you will find out how to use Hibernate with JPA and why you should or should not do it.

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JPAHibernateEntityManagerEntityManagerFactory
Published: 25.04.2017
Difficulty: BEGINNERS
Runtime: 00:07:06

  How to easily change Spring Boot's embedded HTTP server port

If you are running Spring Boot in embedded mode, there's three ways how to change the servers.port, away from 8080. In this screencast you'll learn all three of them.

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Spring BootEmbeddedJettyTomcatWeb Server
Published: 16.04.2017
Difficulty: BEGINNERS
Runtime: 00:03:04

  Use Spring Boot With Existing Glassfish Or Tomcat

What if you want to use your existing Glassfish or Tomcat server with Spring Boot? In this episode you will learn how to do traditional .war deployments with Spring Boot.

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Spring BootGlassfishTomcatWar
Published: 15.04.2017
Difficulty: BEGINNERS
Runtime: 00:06:21

  Which web server/servlet container should you chose (and how?) for greenfield Spring Boot projects?

By default you do not have to install a web server to run Spring Boot applications. That's because Spring Boot comes with a choice of _embedded_ web servers. And in this episode, you will learn which one to chose for your greenfield project and how.

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Spring BootJettyTomcatWeb Server
Published: 11.04.2017
Difficulty: BEGINNERS
Runtime: 00:04:19

  How to select and update records (users) - With plain Hibernate

A user management app would not make much sense if we only could save users to the database, like we did in the previos screencast. This time we want to select and update our saved users as well! Additionally we are going to learn more about the fancy features of a Hibernate Session.

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SQL SelectSQL UpdateHibernateHQL
Published: 06.04.2017
Difficulty: BEGINNERS
Runtime: 00:07:11

  How to save records (users) to the database - With plain Hibernate

Imagine you want to build a simple usermanagement, i.e. register or save users to a database. A user has an id, an email and a password, real simple. And in this screencast we will learn how to do just that: Save a user to the database with Hibernate.

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Hibernate ConfigurationHibernate.cfg.xmlHibernateSQLInsert IntoHQL
Published: 05.04.2017
Difficulty: BEGINNERS
Runtime: 00:07:07

  Getting a head start with an embedded database

Sure, you could install MySQL or Postgres on your local developer machine. But I am going to show you a better and faster way: Using the fantastic H2 database available at http://www.h2database.com

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H2DatabaseJDBC
Published: 24.02.2017
Difficulty: BEGINNERS
Runtime: 00:04:19

  Opening up connections to the database (or meet the SessionFactory)

In the previous screencast you learned how to open up connections to our H2 Database with plain JDBC. Now you are going to learn about doing the same thing with Hibernate. Your first, vanilla Hibernate connection to the database. Yay!

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H2DatabaseHibernate
Published: 24.02.2017
Difficulty: BEGINNERS
Runtime: 00:04:51

  Enable SQL Logging - With Plain Hibernate

Enabling SQL Logging with plain Hibernate features. (no log4j, logback or something similar)

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H2DatabaseHibernateSQL Logging
Published: 24.02.2017
Difficulty: BEGINNERS
Runtime: 00:03:21

  The simplest and fastest Hibernate 5.x project setup (also, which Hibernate Version to choose?)

Getting started with a greenfield Hibernate project might look like a pain, but it doesn't have to be. Learn how you get up and running with plain Hibernate 5.x in no time.

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Published: 10.02.2017
Difficulty: BEGINNERS
Runtime: 00:03:21

  Being picky with our /rest/{paths}/ - (or: all things you must know about @PathVariables)

What is a @PathVariable and what are its dirty little secrets (hint: regex)? Find out here!

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Spring Boot@RestController@PathVariableRegex
Published: 09.02.2017
Difficulty: BEGINNERS
Runtime: 00:05:26

  Receiving simple values (or: strings, ints, dates etc) with HTTP GET

How can you receive simple values like Strings or Numbers or Dates with your Rest Server via HTTP GET? Find out here!

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Spring Boot@RequestParamHTTP GET
Published: 12.01.2017
Difficulty: BEGINNERS
Runtime: 00:05:59

  Receiving simple values (or: strings, ints, dates etc) with HTTP POST

How can you receive simple values like Strings or Numbers or Dates with your Rest Server via HTTP POST? Find out here!

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Spring Boot@RestController@RequestParamHTTP POST
Published: 12.01.2017
Difficulty: BEGINNERS
Runtime: 00:04:54

  Receiving complex JSON and XML

How can you receive simple json or xml or complex forms with your Rest Server? Find out here!

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Spring Boot@RestController@RequestBodyJSONXML
Published: 12.01.2017
Difficulty: BEGINNERS
Runtime: 00:05:26

  The Perfect Project Setup with Maven

Are you wondering what the simplest, fastest and best method is to get started with a Spring Boot project based on Maven? Just watch this video.

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Published: 28.12.2016
Difficulty: BEGINNERS
Runtime: 00:02:39

  The Perfect Project Setup with Gradle

Are you wondering what the simplest, fastest and best method is to get started with a Spring Boot project based on Gradle? Just watch this video.

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Published: 28.12.2016
Difficulty: BEGINNERS
Runtime: 00:03:13

  Hello World - Accepting GET Requests

Want to get a quick start with Spring Boot and get a fully working GET Rest Controller working in a couple of minutes? . Then this video is for you.

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Published: 28.12.2016
Difficulty: BEGINNERS
Runtime: 00:03:57

  Hello World - Returning JSON

Sending and receiving plain text is boring. Let's send some JSON instead!

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Published: 28.12.2016
Difficulty: BEGINNERS
Runtime: 00:03:38

  Hello World - Accepting POST Requests

"GET"ting boring? Try "POSTING" and receiving some JSON, instead.

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Published: 28.12.2016
Difficulty: BEGINNERS
Runtime: 00:04:03

  Deploying Spring Boot Applications with Maven

Deploying Java application has never been easier. Find out what Spring boot has to offer.

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Published: 28.12.2016
Difficulty: BEGINNERS
Runtime: 00:02:32

  Deploying Spring Boot Applications with Gradle

Deploying Java application has never been easier. Find out what Spring boot has to offer

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Published: 28.12.2016
Difficulty: BEGINNERS
Runtime: 00:02:42