Course: NHibernate Fundamentals

$131.89 incl. vat


duration: 6 hours |

Language: English (US) |

access duration: 90 days |


In this NHibernate training course you will learn the basics of NHibernate. You will learn what NHibernate is and how you can start a project in NHibernate. You will also learn about the advanced techniques such as cache data and unit testing.

Among subjects that covered are existing App.Config file, SQL queries, HQL queries, LINQ queries, NHibertate's interface, Entity Framwork, ASP.NETand far more.


After completing this course you are familiar with the basics and advanced techniques from NHibernate.


There is no specific knowledge required.

Target audience

Software Developer


NHibernate Fundamentals

6 hours

NHibernate Essentials

  • start the course
  • describe NHibernate and where it fits into the software development stack
  • set up an IDE, tools, and drivers for using NHibernate
  • import a database and reference NHibernate in a project
  • create a configuration file for connecting to a database
  • configure NHibernate using an existing App.Config file
  • configure NHibernate without XML
  • configure NHibernate using the fluent interface
  • create mapping to retrieve data from a table
  • create mappings to a class that retrieves data from tables with a one-to-many relationship
  • add an assembly containing mappings to the configuration
  • use mapping attributes as an alternative to the XML-based table approach to class mapping
  • configure mappings using the fluent interface
  • create class mappings using NHibernate's interface
  • map classes by convention
  • retrieve data with SQL queries
  • retrieve data with HQL queries
  • retrieve data with structured queries
  • retrieve data with QueryOver queries
  • filter data with LINQ queries
  • group, sort, and restrict the number of records returned by query operations
  • save new data and update existing data
  • save a hierarchy of data to the database
  • delete records from a table
  • update and delete more than one record at a time using HQL queries
  • commit or roll back operations using transactions
  • configure a database and create a playlist

NHibernate Advanced Techniques

  • start the course
  • generate classes from an existing database schema
  • generate a database schema from a set of classes
  • identify best practices for using NHibernate
  • compare NHibernate and Entity Framework
  • use callbacks to perform extra actions on classes
  • validate inputs before they are processed
  • attach intercept code to NHibernate events
  • use identifier mapping methods
  • map different column and data types and control the amount of data returned via Lazy Loading
  • map the default behavior of cascading inserts, updates, and delete operations
  • make mappings more robust in a multi-user environment
  • map a set of inherited models to separate tables in a database
  • use mapping to retrieve data from stored procedures or views
  • log NHibernate activity to an external log file
  • cache NHibernate data for better performance
  • use an IoC container to instantiate NHibernate sessions
  • use NHibernate in unit tests
  • integrate NHibernate in a classic ASP.NET WebForm Application
  • use the features of ASP.NET MVC and WebAPI to integrate NHibernate
  • enable NHiberate to retrieve data in a WCF service
  • use NHibernate with the Active Record pattern
  • use NHibernate with the Repository pattern
  • use NHibernate with the Unit of Work pattern
  • create a web page with the Repository pattern

Course options

We offer several optional training products to enhance your learning experience. If you are planning to use our training course in preperation for an official exam then whe highly recommend using these optional training products to ensure an optimal learning experience. Sometimes there is only a practice exam or/and practice lab available.

Optional practice exam (trial exam)

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice exam. This practice exam comprises a number of trial exams which are very similar to the real exam, both in terms of form and content. This is the ultimate way to test whether you are ready for the exam. 

Optional practice lab

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice lab. You perform the tasks on real hardware and/or software applicable to your Lab. The labs are fully hosted in our cloud. The only thing you need to use our practice labs is a web browser. In the LiveLab environment you will find exercises which you can start immediatelyThe lab enviromentconsist of complete networks containing for example, clients, servers,etc. This is the ultimate way to gain extensive hands-on experience. 


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