SourceBeat, the Online Open Source Technology Publisher, Announces Java Persistence Book Release

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Chris Maki's "JPA 101" first to provide detailed instruction on JPA specification.

SourceBeat Publishing ( today announces the release of JPA 101: Java Persistence Explained, a fundamentals guide to the ins and outs of the Java Persistence API (JPA), the Java object/relational mapping and persistence standard for both Java SE and Java EE applications. The book covers the basics of working with the JPA, annotations, Entity Manager, JPA Query Language, and tools. As you work through the tutorial you will build a simple Maven 2 project and Hibernate object model. Pojos in Action author Chris Richardson provides the foreword to the book, and noted Java author and technologist Bill Dudney provides a prologue.

"JPA 101 was conceived as a resource to meet the demands of the rapidly growing Java persistence community, and I am very pleased with the opportunity to provide my book through SourceBeat," said author Chris Maki. "SourceBeat's global on-demand delivery model helps provide the most current information on technologies in a real-time manner."

"Mr. Maki's book is a great addition to our 101 catalog", said Sarah Hogan, Managing Editor at SourceBeat. "The subject matter is one that our customer base has been asking for, and Chris' approach to writing fits our tutorial model perfectly."

JPA 101: Java Persistence Explained is available in digital-only format for $15.95, as a real-time downloadable PDF from More information about JPA 101 can be found on Chris Maki's blog at

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