BeanUtil
BeanUtil is a bean manipulation library that, in a nutshell, allows setting and reading bean properties. Several features make BeanUtil distinct:
  • fast (if not the fastest) bean manipulation utility
  • works with both attributes and properties
  • nested properties can be arrays, lists and maps
  • missing inner properties may be created
  • may work silently (no exception is thrown)
  • offers few populate methods
  • has strong-type conversion library

Flavors of BeanUtil

Before we jump into the details, let's quickly learn what types of BeanUtil exists. Implementations differ in the way how they threat private properties, if they throw exceptions and, finally, if they force the creation of missing inner properties (more details later). You can build your own implementation easily using BeanUtilBean, but these are already provided:
Name
Access Privates
Throws
Exceptions
Force
Missing
Properties
BeanUtil.pojo
no
yes
no
BeanUtil.declared
yes
yes
no
BeanUtil.silent
no
no
no
BeanUtil.forced
no
yes
yes
BeanUtil.declaredSilent
yes
no
no
BeanUtil.declaredForced
yes
no
yes
BeanUtil.declaredForcedSilent
yes
no
yes
BeanUtil.forcedSilent
no
no
yes
Let' jump into details!
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