First Beta Of Open JPA 2.0.0 Released
The Apache OpenJPA project has announced the release of the first beta of OpenJPA 2.0.0. OpenJPA 2.0.0 Beta  is based on the final Java Specification Request 317 Java Persistence API (JPA), Version 2.0 specification  and passes the JPA 2.0 Technology Compatibiity Kit (TCK).
Version 2.0.0 Beta  of the open source implementation of the Java Persistence API (JPA), introduces Bean Validation; Metamodel and Criteria APIs for programmatic construction of type-safe queries; and Enhanced Map Collections.
OpenJPA 2.0.0 Beta  is now available to download from the project’s website.