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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Introduction

    1. The Component Model

    2. The JavaBeans Architecture

    3. JavaBeans Overview

    4. Using Design Patterns

    5. JavaBeans vs. ActiveX

    6. Getting Started

  2. Chapter 2 Events

    1. The Java Event Model

    2. Events in the AWT Package

  3. Chapter 3 Event Adapters

    1. Demultiplexing

    2. Generic Adapters

    3. Event Adapters in the AWT Package

    4. Event Filtering

    5. Event Queuing

  4. Chapter 4 Properties

    1. Accessing Properties

    2. Indexed Properties

    3. Bound Properties

    4. Constrained Properties

    5. Handling Events for Specific Properties

    6. A java.awt Example

  5. Chapter 5 Persistence

    1. Object Serialization

    2. The java.io.Serializable Interface

    3. Class-Specific Serialization

    4. Walking the Class Hierarchy

    5. Serializing Event Listeners

    6. Versioning

    7. Object Validation

    8. The java.io.Externalizable Interface

    9. Instantiating Serialized Objects

  6. Chapter 6 JAR Files

    1. The jar Program

    2. The Manifest

    3. Using JAR Files with HTML

    4. Using JAR Files on the CLASSPATH

    5. Archive Signing

    6. An Alternative to the jar Program

  7. Chapter 7 The BeanBox Tool

    1. Running BeanBox

    2. Dropping Beans on BeanBox

    3. Editing a Bean’s Properties

    4. Hooking Up Beans

    5. Saving and Restoring the BeanBox Form

    6. Adding Your Own Beans to BeanBox

  8. Chapter 8 Putting It All Together

    1. Defining the Temperature Control Simulator

    2. Building the Simulator

    3. A Sample Simulator Applet

    4. Creating a JAR File

    5. Recreating the Sample Using BeanBox

  9. Chapter 9 Introspection

    1. The BeanInfo Interface

    2. Providing Additional BeanInfo Objects

    3. Introspecting the Environment

    4. The BeansBook.SimulatorBeanInfo Classes

  10. Chapter 10 Property Editors and Customizers

    1. Property Editors

    2. Customizers

  11. Chapter 11 ActiveX

    1. The JavaBeans ActiveX Bridge

    2. Technology Mapping

    3. Using Beans in Visual Basic

  1. Appendix Design Patterns

    1. Event Objects

    2. Event Listeners

    3. Registering for Event Notification

    4. Registering for Unicast Event Notification

    5. Multiple Parameter Event Methods

    6. Property Access Methods

    7. Indexed Property Access Methods

    8. Constrained Property Access Methods

    9. Registering for Bound and Constrained Property Event Notifications

    10. Naming a BeanInfo Class

  2. Appendix The java.beans Package

  3. Colophon