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NHibernate 3.2 Released

NHibernate 3.2 was released some weeks ago. Get the source code from the SVN repository here:

Binaries here:

Release notes:

JIRA issue tracking:

As always, you can get help from the NHibernate Users mailing list:

Lots of bug fixes and some new features. My favorite ones are:

  • Mapping by code: fluent configuration, no more .hbm.xml files required;
  • Subselect: ability to map SQL views as entities;
  • HQL paging: TAKE and SKIP on HQL;
  • Integrated bytecode provider: one less DLL to deploy.

Fabio Maulo, the NHibernate development team leader, has blogged about some of the new features in his blog. Have a look!

The binary distribution of NHContrib was not yet updated, but you can get the latest trunk from here:

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veasnamuch said:

   Can I develop an ASP.NET for .NET Framework 2.0 by using NHibernate and Iesi collection

 I am very new to this development, and also wish to use new Nhibernate platform to involve in my development.

Best regards,

# July 10, 2012 12:41 AM

Ricardo Peres said:


Yes, you can. NHibernate still targets .NET 3.5, which is .NET 2.0 plus some additions. Of course, if you want to use LINQ, you need to use 3.5, 2.0 won't do.

# July 10, 2012 3:59 AM