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JGoodies Binding: Bean Adapter Example

JGoodies Binding: Bean Adapter Example
Code revised from Desktop Java Live:
import java.awt.event.ActionEvent;

import javax.swing.AbstractAction;
import javax.swing.JButton;
import javax.swing.JFrame;
import javax.swing.JOptionPane;
import javax.swing.JPanel;
import javax.swing.JTextField;

import com.jgoodies.binding.adapter.BasicComponentFactory;
import com.jgoodies.binding.beans.BeanAdapter;
import com.jgoodies.binding.beans.Model;
import com.jgoodies.binding.value.ValueModel;
import com.jgoodies.forms.builder.DefaultFormBuilder;
import com.jgoodies.forms.layout.FormLayout;

public class BeanAdapterExample extends JPanel {
    private PersonBean personBean;

    public BeanAdapterExample() {
        DefaultFormBuilder defaultFormBuilder = new DefaultFormBuilder(new FormLayout("p, 2dlu, p:g"));

        this.personBean = new PersonBean("Scott", "Delap");

        BeanAdapter beanAdapter = new BeanAdapter(this.personBean, true);
        ValueModel firstNameAdapter = beanAdapter.getValueModel("firstName");
        ValueModel lastNameAdapter = beanAdapter.getValueModel("lastName");

        JTextField firstNameTextField = BasicComponentFactory.createTextField(firstNameAdapter);
        JTextField lastNameTextField = BasicComponentFactory.createTextField(lastNameAdapter);

        defaultFormBuilder.append("First Name: ", firstNameTextField);
        defaultFormBuilder.append("Last Name: ", lastNameTextField);
        defaultFormBuilder.append(new JButton(new ConvertValueToUpperCaseAction()), 3);
        defaultFormBuilder.append(new JButton(new ConvertValueToLowerCaseAction()), 3);
        defaultFormBuilder.append(new JButton(new ShowValueHolderValueAction()), 3);


    private class ConvertValueToUpperCaseAction extends AbstractAction {
        public ConvertValueToUpperCaseAction() {
            super("Convert Value To UpperCase");

        public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent event) {

    private class ConvertValueToLowerCaseAction extends AbstractAction {
        public ConvertValueToLowerCaseAction() {
            super("Convert Value To LowerCase");

        public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent event) {

    private class ShowValueHolderValueAction extends AbstractAction {
        public ShowValueHolderValueAction() {
            super("Show Value");

        public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent event) {
            StringBuffer message = new StringBuffer();
            message.append("<b>First Name:</b> ");
            message.append("<br><b>Last Name:</b> ");

            JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(null, message.toString());

    public class PersonBean extends Model {
        private String firstName;
        private String lastName;

        public static final String FIRST_NAME_PROPERTY = "firstName";
        public static final String LAST_NAME_PROPERTY = "lastName";

        public PersonBean(String firstName, String lastName) {
            this.firstName = firstName;
            this.lastName = lastName;

        public String getFirstName() {
            return firstName;

        public void setFirstName(String firstName) {
            String oldValue = this.firstName;
            this.firstName = firstName;
            firePropertyChange(FIRST_NAME_PROPERTY, oldValue, this.firstName);

        public String getLastName() {
            return lastName;

        public void setLastName(String lastName) {
            String oldValue = this.lastName;
            this.lastName = lastName;
            firePropertyChange(LAST_NAME_PROPERTY, oldValue, this.lastName);

    public static void main(String[] a){
      JFrame f = new JFrame("Bean Adapter Example");
      f.add(new BeanAdapterExample());


jgoodiesDataBinding.zip( 254 k)

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