Hibernate ORM

5.5 series development

Jakarta JPA, Bytecode enhancement


Java 8 or 11
JPA 2.2

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What's new

Latest release announcement (2021-05-12): 5.5.0.Beta1.

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

Jakarta JPA work in progress

Hibernate ORM 5.5.0.Alpha1 adds new artifacts with the name suffix "-jakarta" like hibernate-core-jakarta. These artifacts are currently work in progress, but will eventually provide support for Jakarta JPA 3.0.

Bytecode enhancement

The bytecode enhancement configuration was adapted to turn on enhancement-as-proxy by default and remove the switch for configuring this.

Releases in this series



Jakarta JPA work in progress, Bytecode enhancement, bug fixes

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