In this chapter, you learned how to map XML data into i BATIS as well as how to
use i BATIS to generate XML for your results. We also discussed relating multiple
tables using multiple SQL statements, or one statement to bring all of the related
In chapters 4 through 6, you have seen almost everything that i BATIS can do
when mapping statements—from the simple to the exotic. In the next chapter,
you'll learn how to use i BATIS in a more transaction-oriented environment.