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JavaBeans Unleashed by Rick Leinecker, Dr. Donald Doherty

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Using the Java Development Kit (JDK)

The Java Development Kit (JDK) is the fundamental development tool that underlies all JavaBeans development even if you use an integrated development environment. In fact, the JDK is essential to all Java programming. JavaBeans programming, the programming of Java software components, is a special subset. The JDK includes many JavaBeans-specific packages and utilities demonstrating the central part that the JavaBeans specification plays in Java application development.

JDK Packages

The JDK provides the java.beans and java.beans.beancontext packages for JavaBeans-specific classes and interfaces. However, you're not limited to just these packages when you're programming beans. All of the packages in the JDK ...

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