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Session: How to Check if Entity has Changed
To check if a specific entity differs from the one downloaded from server, the
hasChanged method from the
advanced session operations can be used.
boolean hasChanged(Object entity)
|entity||Objec||Instance of entity for which changes will be checked.|
|boolean||Indicated if given entity has changed.|
Employee employee = session.load(Employee.class, "employees/1-A"); boolean hasChanged = session.advanced().hasChanged(employee);// false employee.setLastName("Shmoe"); hasChanged = session.advanced().hasChanged(employee);// true