Hibernate ORM 4.3.1 is fully JPA 2.1 complaint and you can use the this version of Hibernate with JEE 7 based applications.
The Hibernate team announced the release of Hibernate 4.3.1.Final release which is JPA 2.1 compliant. This version of Hibernate is the certified implementation of the JPA 2.1 specification. It provides support for Stored procedure, batch updates etc.
Bug fixes in the Hibernate 4.3.1.Final
Check more at Hibernate ORM 4.3.1.Final Release.
The Hibernate 4.3 was developed to support JPA 2.1 specification. So, much of work is done to implement the JPA 2.1 specification features. Here are the important features of Hibernate 4.3.x:
Other features are:
How to use Hibernate 4.3.1 in project?
If you are using the Maven build tool you can use the following dependency in pom.xml file:
<dependency> <groupId>org.hibernate</groupId> <artifactId>hibernate-core</artifactId> <version>4.3.1.Final</version> </dependency>
You can use the Hibernate 4.3.1.Final with your JEE 7 based project as it is fully supporting the JPA 2.1 specification.
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