Working with Hibernate is very easy and developers enjoy using the APIs and the query language. Even creating mapping metadata is not an overly complex task once you've mastered the basics. Hibernate Tools makes working with Hibernate or JPA even more pleasant.
Hibernate Tools is a toolset for Hibernate3 implemented as an integrated suite of Eclipse plugins, together with a unified Ant task for integration into the build cycle. Hibernate Tools is a core component of JBoss Tools and hence also part of JBoss Developer Studio.
The following features are available within Eclipse.