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Functions for recursively converting Java beans to Clojure and vice versa. Future home of Java beans and properties support from the old clojure-contrib

Releases and Dependency Information

Latest stable release: 0.1.1


[org.clojure/ "0.1.1"]



Example Usage

(use '

(to-java YourJavaClass clojure-property-map)
(from-java javaValue)

Representing an instance of YourJavaClass in a Clojure data structure

(defmethod from-java YourJavaClass [instance]
  ; your custom logic for turing this instance into a clojure data structure

Constructing an instance of YourJavaClass from a Clojure data structure

(defmethod to-java [YourJavaClass clojure.lang.APersistentMap] [clazz props]
  ; your custom logic for constructing an instance from a property map

Feature comparison to clojure.core/bean

Clojure core provides a bean function which has some overlap with Below is a more detailed comparison:

Dimension bean
find fields bean introspector bean introspector - "class"
depth 1 recursive without cycle detection
field names keyword keyword
extensibility none multimethod on class
special casing none arrays, iterable, maps, enums, XMLGregorianCalendar
map keys unhandled untouched
exception defense none none

Developer Information

Change Log

  • Release 0.1.1 on 2012-04-29
    • Initial release.
    • Clojure 1.2 compatiblity

Copyright and License

Copyright (c) Rich Hickey and contributors. All rights reserved.

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