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javax.persistence.Temporal - JPA annotation

javax.persistence
Annotation Temporal

Target:
Fields (including property get methods)
This annotation must be specified for persistent fields or properties of type java.util.Date and java.util.Calendar. It may only be specified for fields or properties of these types.

The Temporal annotation may be used in conjunction with the Basic annotation, the Id annotation, or the ElementCollection annotation (when the element collection value is of such a temporal type.

Example:

 
     @Temporal(DATE)
     protected java.util.Date endDate;

Since:
JPA 1.0
Learn how to define and use date and time fields in Chapter 2 of the ObjectDB/JPA manual.
The type used in mapping java.util.Date or java.util.Calendar.
The type used in mapping java.util.Date or java.util.Calendar.
Since:
JPA 1.0

This documentation page is derived (with some adjustments) from the open source JPA 2 RI (EclipseLink)
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Object Relational Mapping (ORM) JPA 2 providers include Hibernate, EclipseLink, TopLink, OpenJPA and DataNucleus.
Object DB is not an ORM JPA implementation but an Object Database for Java with built in JPA 2 support.