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DTOs are easy to use and the most efficient projection for read-only operations. So, whenever you don’t need to change the requested information, you should prefer a DTO projection.
But what exactly is a DTO? How does such a projection work with Hibernate? And how can you use it in your queries?
I will answer all of these questions in this article. And I will even show you a way to use a DTO projection that doesn’t require a custom DTO class.
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