Bean Utils 0.0.4
(Internal) Utilities and software patterns commonly associated with data objects

Bean Utils is a support library that aids Alien-Factory in the development of other libraries, frameworks and applications. Though you are welcome to use it, you may find features are missing and the documentation incomplete.

Bean Utils is a collection of utilities and software patterns for overcoming common issues associated with data objects.

Features include:

  • Bean Identity

    Generate equals(), hash() and toStr() methods from annotated fields.

  • Bean Properties

    Get and set object properties and call methods via property expressions.

  • Type Coercer

    Convert objects, lists and maps from one type to another using Fantom's standard toXXX() and fromXXX() methods.

  • More!

    Utility methods to find matching ctors and methods.

Bean Utils is loosely named after JavaBeans,



To install Bean Utils with Fantom Pod Manager, cut'n'paste the following into a cmd prompt, terminal or shell:

Or to install Bean Utils with the Fantom Repository Manager (fanr), cut'n'paste the following into a cmd prompt, terminal or shell:

Or to install manually, download the pod file and copy it to the %FAN_HOME%/lib/fan/ directory.

afBeanUtils.pod (83.76 kB)


To use Bean Utils in a Fantom project, add a dependency to the project's

depends = ["sys 1.0", ..., "afBeanUtils 0.0.4 - 0.0"]



Meta information on the Bean Utils pod:

Published by
Steve Eynon
Pod file size
83.76 kB
The MIT Licence
Built on
12th Jun 2014
Source code
Depends on
Referenced by
Javascript Compatible

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Release History

There have been 9 releases of Bean Utils: