Now that your IDE is set up and you have all the files you need to build a Stripes application, you can build a fully working application. This chapter covers the main cornerstone of Stripes—the ActionBean. As you will see in this chapter, and throughout the rest of the book, you can’t do much in Stripes without ActionBeans. This stuff is important and also relatively simple, so pay attention. You’ve already seen the ActionBean introduced earlier in this book. Here we will dive into all the available features and functions of ActionBean classes.