Hibernate Plugin for Forge
A (for now) simple plugin that makes some of the features of Hibernate Tools availabl from within forge.
forge install-plugin hibernate-tools
How to use
Before using make sure to copy your jdbc driver to $FORGE_HOME/lib since otherwise Forge can't connect to your database.
On a project with the persistence facet you can do:
$ generate-entities --url jdbc:hsqldb:localhost:9001 --driver org.hsqldb.jdbcDriver
and it will use JDBC to connect to the database and generate JPA entities.
[generate-entities] - Generate entities from a database.
[--table] - Table pattern to include. 'CUSTOMER' for specific table, 'CUST*' for substring match and '*' for all (the default)
[--schema] - Schema pattern to include. Same syntax as for table
[--catalog] - Catalog pattern to include. Same syntax as for table
[--entityPackage] - Package to use for generated entities.
[--driver] - Class name for JDBC driver
[--url] - URL for JDBC connection
[--user] - Username for JDBC connection
[--password] - Password for JDBC connection
[--detectManyToMany] - Detect many to many associations between tables.
[--detectOneToOne] - Detect one-to-one associations between tables.
[--detectOptimisticLock] - Detect optimistic locking tables, i.e. if a table has a column named 'version' with a numeric type optimistic locking will be setup for that table.
Use "connection profiles" instead having users to specify jdbc
Avoid shading so can remove the Loader class to circumvent what looks like a bug in Weld for scanning shaded Freemarker jars.
Add support for remaining Hibernate Tool features such as template path, reveng.xml files and possibly alternative generation options than just JPA entities.