Hibernate ORM has revved to version 5 recently, along with some of the other projects in the Hibernate suite! Learn about the changes and how they will affect your project (spoiler: upgrading is easy). We’ll take a look at some new features, consolidation, spatial usage, additional Java 8 support, and a few more depending on time.
Jason is a software engineer currently working in the Java Enterprise Edition Space, Arquillian, Forge, web site and other developer experience projects within Red Hat. His specialties include Wildfly, Seam, CDI, JSF, Java EE, and Gradle. He has worked with PHP, Ruby, Groovy, XSLT, SASS the rest of the web language arena (HTML, CSS, JS, etc). His current position as Senior Software Engineer at Red Hat has him work primarily on the JBoss website, however, he also contributes to JBoss Forge, Arquillian, Apache DeltaSpike, Awestruct, Asciidoctor and others as time allows. He’s very interested in the developer experience and helping to improve it at all aspects.