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JavaBeans Unleashed by Rick Leinecker, Dr. Donald Doherty

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Introspection

Introspection is central to the JavaBeans software component specification since it makes rapid application development (RAD) possible using standard software components. It is imperative that introspection is carried out the same way by all development environments and other JavaBeans containers. For this reason, all applications that use introspection should use the java.beans.Introspector class.

The java.beans.Introspector Class

The java.beans.Introspector class sets the JavaBeans introspection standard. Its main function is to return a BeanInfo object encapsulating the information for the bean in which you're interested. Use one of the three getBeanInfo() methods for this purpose. The following are the signatures of these three ...

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