This week's book giveaway is in the OCPJP forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA/OCP Java SE 7 Programmer I & II Study Guide and have Kathy Sierra & Bert Bates on-line! See this thread for details.
What you name an internal instance variable does not matter in the least. If your accessor is getName(), the property is name regardless of any bean internals. [ November 21, 2005: Message edited by: Bear Bibeault ]