Converting a Hibernate Query to use parameters

I want to change the below code snippet to add Parameters for the username.   What is the simplest way to do that please? How do I modify the code to include a parameter like :username.

List<User> usersList = getHibernateTemplate().find("from User where userName='"+userName+"' ");

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List<User> usersList = getHibernateTemplate().find("from User where userName=?", username);
onaled777Author Commented:
Then how is it I would set the parameters from there?
the find method takes 2 parameters. As you can see it is taking the username as the second argument.
It will bind it to the query.
onaled777Author Commented:
right but how do I say something to the effect of:

.setParamater("username", "John");
List<User> usersList = getHibernateTemplate().find("from User where userName=?", "John");

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