Oracle Fusion Middleware Developer's Guide for Oracle TopLink explains how to use Oracle TopLink to design, implement, deploy, and optimize an advanced persistence or object-to-XML transformation layer for a wide range of Java 2 Enterprise Edition (Java EE) and Java applications. It describes TopLink mapping metadata, sessions, data access, queries, transactions (both with and without an external transaction controller), and cache.
It describes how to use TopLink application development tools and how to integrate TopLink with a variety of Java EE containers. It also introduces the concepts with which you should be familiar to get the most out of TopLink.
Oracle Fusion Middleware Developer's Guide for Oracle TopLink is intended for application developers creating applications that use TopLink to manage persistence.
This document assumes that you are familiar with the concepts of object-oriented programming, the Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB) specification, and your own particular Java development environment.
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