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Java Persistence API 2.0 Covered in Java™ Persistence with JPA, Published by Outskirts Press

Troy, MI, April 29, 2010 --( Outskirts Press, Inc. has published Java™ Persistence with JPA by Daoqi Yang, Ph.D. The author's most recent book to date is a 7.5 x 9.25 paperback in the computers and Java programming language category and is available worldwide on book retailer websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble. The webpage at was launched simultaneously with the book's publication.

This book introduces Java Persistence API 2.0, the latest Java technology on persisting Java objects into relational databases. It is part of Java EE 6.0 standards, but can be used in both Java SE and Java EE applications. This is a new Java persistence standard based on object-relational mapping and utilizing object-oriented features of Java. It is expected to gradually replace JDBC and proprietary object-relational mapping frameworks for most Java applications with database access.

The book is written for Java developers and architects who know Java programming, but want to learn this new and standard technology. It is also aimed at experienced JPA developers who may use this book as a reference. Java Persistence with JPA is easy to understand and provides many useful code examples, and it also tries to be complete in JPA coverage. It has a special chapter on JPA design patterns and performance tuning.

Using JPA (Java Persistence API) consists of two main tasks. The first is to map Java classes and their fields/properties to relational database tables and columns. The second is to manipulate (create, read, update, and delete) Java objects so that the underlying JPA implementation translates Java operations into JDBC calls and executes SQL statements behind the scene. JPA provides many easy-to-use features such as optimistic locking, pessimistic locking, lazy-loading, object caching, bean validation, and listeners for transactional events, all of which would be daunting tasks for a typical developer to implement when using JDBC.

JPA makes software development fun and leads to improved productivity.

See the author's website: for information on source code download and errata.

390 pages in length, Java™ Persistence with JPA is being aggressively promoted to appropriate markets with a focus on the computers and Java programming languages category. With U.S. wholesale distribution through Ingram and Baker & Taylor, and pervasive online availability through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and elsewhere, Java™ Persistence with JPA meets consumer demand through both retail and library markets with a suggested retail price of $38.95.

Additionally, Java™ Persistence with JPA can be ordered by retailers or wholesalers for the maximum trade discount price set by the author in quantities of ten or more from the Outskirts Press wholesale online bookstore at

ISBN: 9781432755850

Format: 7.5 x 9.25 paperback

SRP: $38.95

For more information or to contact the author, visit

About the author:

Daoqi Yang is a Sun Certified Enterprise Architect with ten years of industrial software development experience in the metro Detroit area and five years of academic research and teaching experience at Wayne State University and University of Minnesota. He received his Ph.D. from Purdue University, USA, and his B.S. from Shandong University, China. He is the author of the book C++ and Object-Oriented Numeric Computing for Scientists and Engineers as well as more than twenty research papers in international journals in the fields of applied mathematics and scientific computing. He is currently a solution architect at GMAC Financial Services in Southfield, Michigan.

About Outskirts Press, Inc.

Outskirts Press, Inc. offers full-service, custom self-publishing and book marketing services for authors seeking a cost-effective, fast, and flexible way to publish and distribute their books worldwide while retaining all their rights and full creative control. Available for authors globally at and located on the outskirts of Denver, Colorado, Outskirts Press represents the future of book publishing, today.


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