Hibernate Validator

Documentation

Documentation per Series

7.0

7.0.0.Alpha6 2020-07-22 development

Jakarta Bean Validation 3.0, jakarta.* packages

Reference HTML PDF API (JavaDoc)

Getting started guide HTML PDF

Migration guide HTML

6.1

6.1.6.Final 2020-09-30 stable

Jakarta Bean Validation, new Quarkus-tailored bootstrap

Reference HTML PDF API (JavaDoc)

Getting started guide HTML PDF

Migration guide HTML

6.0

6.0.21.Final 2020-09-30 stable

Bean Validation 2.0 support, performance improvements.

Reference HTML PDF API (JavaDoc)

Getting started guide HTML PDF

Migration guide HTML

5.4

5.4.3.Final 2019-02-03 stable

JavaMoney support, annotation processor improvements.

Reference HTML PDF API (JavaDoc)

Getting started guide HTML PDF

Migration guide HTML

See older series

5.3

5.3.6.Final 2017-10-19 stable

Dynamic constraint payload, parameter relaxation, new api for programmatic constraint definition, new translations.

Reference HTML PDF API (JavaDoc)

Getting started guide HTML PDF

Migration guide HTML

5.2

5.2.4.Final 2016-02-17 stable

Java 8 support and more

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Getting started guide HTML PDF

Migration guide HTML

5.1

5.1.3.Final 2014-10-22 stable

Performances and memory footprint improvements

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Getting started guide HTML PDF

Migration guide HTML

5.0

5.0.3.Final 2014-01-28 stable

Reference implementation for Bean Validation 1.1

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Getting started guide HTML PDF

Migration guide HTML

4.3

4.3.2.Final 2014-07-25 stable

Last Bean Validation 1.0 compatible version

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Migration Guide

The migration guide explains everything you need to know when upgrading to a new Hibernate Validator version.

Other documentation

FAQ

Frequently asked questions.

JBoss-Developer wiki

Old wiki hosted at JBoss.org. Mostly out-of-date content.

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