JavaBeans technology is the component architecture for the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE).
JavaBeans components (beans) are reusable software programs that you can develop and assemble easily to create sophisticated applications.
JavaBeans technology is based on the JavaBeans specification.
JavaBeans components, or beans, are reusable software components that follow simple naming and design conventions so they present a standard interface to other beans,
programs, and tools.
The installation of the JavaBeans Development Kit involves the following.
The JavaBeans Development Kit (BDK) downloads into a single file.
You will need to execute the kit (in Windows) or unpack (in Unix) this file in order to install the complete BDK.
Unlike the Java Development Kit (JDK), none of the BDK components are optional, so the installation is very simple.
Select the platform you are using to install the BDK:
If you have not already, you can download the JavaBeans Development Kit (BDK) from Oracle.
Did your installation of the BDK go as you expected?
Visit the JavaBeans FAQ page to have additional questions answered.
In the next lesson, the BDK (Bean Development Kit) will be introduced.