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Raveendran Karunakaran
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i have this doubt hitting me hard ? why do i call a Java Bean a Java Bean. only that i store properties and retrieve them and it seems no different from any Java file. Can any one enlighten me as to whether there is any special significance attached to being called Java BEAN ?
 
Karthik Guru
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i agree, any java file can be made a java bean by following certain naming conventions.
If that bean happens to be a Visual Bean then the user automatically understands that it w'd probably respond to other events as well. By the way C# has built in the idea of a property in the language itself which is quite innovative.
Just my thoughts.
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pascal betz
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hi,
i think your right, there is no much difference between a class and a bean.
if you stick to these naming conventions, then you can use visual tools to put your beans together (as the BDK).
these tools use introspection (i guess) and rely on the correct naming of methods and variables. thats about it.

pascal
 
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