jastrachan | 5 Apr 08:20 2004
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Re: Properties


On 3 Apr 2004, at 02:32, Mark Volkmann wrote:

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mike Spille" <mike@...>
> To: <groovy-dev@...>; <groovy-dev <at> lists.codehaus.org>
> Sent: Friday, April 02, 2004 6:31 PM
> Subject: Re: [groovy-dev] Properties
>
>
>> With that in mind - I think far too much emphasis is being put on the
>> JavaBean spec.  How many Java programmers actually create code with
>> JavaBeans in mind?  Seriously...
>
> If you mean "How many Java programmers religiously follow the Java Bean
> naming conventions for accessor methods?" then I'd say at least 95% of 
> them.
> Many of them may not do it because they are conciously trying to 
> create Java
> Beans, but those conventions are now an ingrained part of the Java 
> culture.
> Other Java developers that want to use their classes as Java Beans are 
> able
> to do so because that convention is so widely followed.

Agreed.

Not only that, huge amounts of tools in the Java world are designed to 
work cleanly with Java beans, from JSP, JSTL, JSP-EL, JSF to Velocity, 
Tapestry, WebWork as well as every scripting language for Java and most 
Java IDEsetc.

James
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Gmane