Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

java.beans
Class BeanDescriptor

java.lang.Object
  extended by java.beans.FeatureDescriptor
      extended by java.beans.BeanDescriptor

public class BeanDescriptor
extends FeatureDescriptor

A BeanDescriptor provides global information about a "bean", including its Java class, its displayName, etc.

This is one of the kinds of descriptor returned by a BeanInfo object, which also returns descriptors for properties, method, and events.


Constructor Summary
BeanDescriptor(Class<?> beanClass)
          Create a BeanDescriptor for a bean that doesn't have a customizer.
BeanDescriptor(Class<?> beanClass, Class<?> customizerClass)
          Create a BeanDescriptor for a bean that has a customizer.
 
Method Summary
 Class<?> getBeanClass()
          Gets the bean's Class object.
 Class<?> getCustomizerClass()
          Gets the Class object for the bean's customizer.
 
Methods inherited from class java.beans.FeatureDescriptor
attributeNames, getDisplayName, getName, getShortDescription, getValue, isExpert, isHidden, isPreferred, setDisplayName, setExpert, setHidden, setName, setPreferred, setShortDescription, setValue
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

BeanDescriptor

public BeanDescriptor(Class<?> beanClass)
Create a BeanDescriptor for a bean that doesn't have a customizer.

Parameters:
beanClass - The Class object of the Java class that implements the bean. For example sun.beans.OurButton.class.

BeanDescriptor

public BeanDescriptor(Class<?> beanClass,
                      Class<?> customizerClass)
Create a BeanDescriptor for a bean that has a customizer.

Parameters:
beanClass - The Class object of the Java class that implements the bean. For example sun.beans.OurButton.class.
customizerClass - The Class object of the Java class that implements the bean's Customizer. For example sun.beans.OurButtonCustomizer.class.
Method Detail

getBeanClass

public Class<?> getBeanClass()
Gets the bean's Class object.

Returns:
The Class object for the bean.

getCustomizerClass

public Class<?> getCustomizerClass()
Gets the Class object for the bean's customizer.

Returns:
The Class object for the bean's customizer. This may be null if the bean doesn't have a customizer.

Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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