Eclipse Web Tools Platform 3.1 M3 - New and Noteworthy

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Dali JPA Tools

Support for Multiple XML Mapping Files

    Dali now supports mapping configuration with multiple XML mapping files. In addition, mapping files can now be user named.

    Multiple mapping files

New EclipseLink Entity and Attribute Mapping Options

    The following Entity configuration options can now be configured via Dali: Read-only, Customizer, and Change Tracking. In addition, Mutable and Join Fetch can be configured on the appropriate attribute mappings.

    EclipseLink Type options

EclipseLink Converter Support

    UI support for EclipseLink Converters has been added, allowing easy persistence of user-defined types or facilitating custom conversion behavior. Converters can be defined at the Type or Attribute level.

    EclipseLink converters

    Select from a repository of globally defined converters in the attribute mapping.

    EclipseLink converters