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Describing BeanInfo for a class in XML

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000011553D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Mar-04
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Mar-04
Document File: 2 page(s) / 47K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

A method is disclosed that describes an improvement to the way in which metadata is recorded for *JavaBeans. The current JavaBeans specification uses BeanInfo classes and this invention improves upon that by using XML documents. Because an XMLDocument represents it structure in a textual format it is less brittle than a binary *Java class file, and it is easier to read and write for both software packages and users alike