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Java Hibernate Basics Getting Started with Hibernate Create a Hibernate Configuration File

Abhineet Swain
Abhineet Swain
444 Points

Bummer: The `connection.driver_class` property element is missing or doesn't have the correct value.

<property name="connection.driver_class"> org.hsqldb.jdbcDriver </property>

What is wrong?

hibernate.cfg.xml
<hibernate-configuration xmlns="http://www.hibernate.org/xsd/orm/cfg">
    <session-factory>       
<property name="connection.driver_class">  org.hsqldb.jdbcDriver </property>
      <property name="connection.url"> jdbc:hsqldb:file:./data/treehouse </property>
        <property name="dialect"> org.hibernate.dialect.HSQLDialect </property>
    </session-factory>
</hibernate-configuration>
Mike Magarino
Mike Magarino
11,639 Points

Try eliminating the space before and after the xml tags. For example:

<!-- Not working -->
<property name="connection.driver_class">  org.hsqldb.jdbcDriver </property>

<!-- Try this instead. Notice the removed spaces -->
<property name="connection.driver_class">org.hsqldb.jdbcDriver</property>