Hibernate Validator

5.1 series stable

Performances and memory footprint improvements


Java 6+
Bean Validation 1.1

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How to get it

Maven, Gradle...

Maven artifacts of Hibernate Validator are published to Maven Central and to the JBoss Maven repository. Refer to the Maven Getting Started guide on the JBoss Wiki for more information on how to configure the JBoss Maven repository.

You can find the Maven coordinates of all artifacts through the link below:

Maven artifacts

Below are the Maven coordinates of the main artifacts.

Core implementation
CDI integration
Annotation processor

Zip archive

Direct download is available from SourceForge:

Download Zip archive

More information about specific releases (announcements, download links) can be found here.

What's new

Latest release announcement (2014-10-22): 5.1.3.Final.

A detailed list of new features, improvements and fixes in this series can be found on our JIRA instance.


If you need to upgrade from a previous series, please refer to the migration guide.

Releases in this series

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