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Confusion with beans

aymane chetibi
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Joined: Apr 12, 2006
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Hi all,
I am still confused with what a Bean really means ?
Is it just a class dedicated to perform a kind of job -- specialized in the Model part of the MVC paradigm or is it something else ? (a class that has to extend Bean or something ?)

Can anyone please give me a clear explanation of what a Bean is and what JavaBeans are ?

Thank you in advance.
Ben Souther

Joined: Dec 11, 2004
Posts: 13410

Look at chapter 13 (downloadable PDF) from this book.
It has a really good explanation for what beans are and how they are used in an MVC app.

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aymane chetibi
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thank you!
I agree. Here's the link:
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