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javax.persistence.Entity - JPA annotation

javax.persistence
Annotation Entity

Target:
Classes
Specifies that the class is an entity. This annotation is applied to the entity class.
Since:
JPA 1.0
Learn how to define and use entity classes in Chapter 2 of the ObjectDB/JPA manual.
String name
(Optional) The entity name.
(Optional) The entity name. Defaults to the unqualified name of the entity class. This name is used to refer to the entity in queries. The name must not be a reserved literal in the Java Persistence query language.
Default value:
""
Since:
JPA 1.0

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