How to use named parameters in JPA queries

Define a named parameter (:status) in a named query:

import javax.persistence.*;

@Entity
@Access(AccessType.FIELD)
@Table(name = PartnerInitialLoad.TABLE_NAME)
@NamedQueries({
  @NamedQuery(
      name = FIND_PARTNER_BY_STATUS ,
      query =
          "select p from PartnerInitialLoad p where p.status = :status order by p.partnernummer asc")
})
public class PartnerInitialLoad {
  public static final String TABLE_NAME = "T_PARTNER_INITIAL_LOAD";

  public static final String FIND_MAX_PARTNERNUMMER = "findMaxPartnernummer";
  public static final String FIND_PARTNER_BY_STATUS = "findPartnerByStatus";

  public static final String PARAM_STATUS = "status"; //the value here has to match the one in jpql, here "status"

 // further entity details emitted for brevity
}

Then, set the named parameter in the created TypedQuery (em.createNamedQuery) with the setParameter method, which expects the name of the parameter (should match the one defined in the @NamedQuery) and its value:

@Stateless
public class PartnerInitialLoadRepository {

  @Inject private EntityManager em;

  public List<PartnerInitialLoad> getPartnersByStatus(Integer chunkSize, String status) {
    var query =
        em.createNamedQuery(PartnerInitialLoad.FIND_UNPROCESSED_PARTNER, PartnerInitialLoad.class);
    query.setParameter(PartnerInitialLoad.PARAM_STATUS, status);
    query.setMaxResults(chunkSize);

    return query.getResultList();
  }
}

Same principle applies, if we create a collection-valued named parameters, to generate for example a SELECT IN clause sql as in the following snippet:

  public List<PartnerInitialLoad> getPartnersWithStatusInList(Integer chunkSize, List<String> statusList) {
   String sql="select p from PartnerInitialLoad p where p.status IN (:statusList) order by p.partnernummer asc"
    var query =
        em.createQuery(sql, PartnerInitialLoad.class);
    query.setParameter("statusList", status);
    query.setMaxResults(chunkSize);

    return query.getResultList();
  }

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