Error setting property 'myFile' in bean of type null

"gbattine" <>
6 Jun 2006 15:17:16 -0700
Excuse me guys,
I've this question.
My Jsf Application allow user to upload a txt file thanks to a Myfaces
component and then elaborate it calculating the number of rows and
columns and showing them to user.
When my application run in eclipse i select the file to upload and i
At this point i've this error

Error setting property 'myFile' in bean of type null

Please help me,i'm a newbie..excuse me for my english .

I show you my, web.xml and faces-config.xml

package com.devsphere.articles.jsfupload;

import org.apache.myfaces.custom.fileupload.UploadedFile;

import java.util.Map;
import java.util.StringTokenizer;
import java.util.HashMap;


public class MyBean {
    private UploadedFile myFile;
    private Map <String, double[]>dataMap=null;
    private int Nrows=0;
    private int Ncol=0;
    private int numberOfNumericColumns =0;

    public UploadedFile getMyFile() {
        return myFile;

    public void setMyFile(UploadedFile myFile) {
        this.myFile = myFile;

    public static void main(String[] args) throws IOException {
        new MyBean();

    public MyBean() throws IOException { //constructor
        // Get a reference to the input file.

     BufferedReader br= new BufferedReader(new

     // Create the empty map.
        this.dataMap = new HashMap<String, double[]>();
        //Constructs an empty HashMap with the default initial capacity
(16) and the default load factor (0.75).
       // Populate the map from the input file.
        //int Dim=(dataMap.size());//include the first string row
        //System.out.println("Il size del datamap e'"+Dim);
        System.out.println("Il numero di colonne e'"+(Ncol));
        //System.out.println("Il numero di colonne del file
        // Display the contents of the map.
        // Close the reader.

    public Map populateMap(BufferedReader bufferedReader) throws
            System.out.println("Caricamento dell'array di double in
            // Store each line of the input file as a separate key and
entry in the Map.
            String line = null;
            while ((line = bufferedReader.readLine()) != null) {
                line = line.replace (',', '.');
                // Create a tokenizer for the line.
                StringTokenizer st = new StringTokenizer(line);
                // Assuming that the first column of every row is a
String and
                //the remaining columns are numbers, count the number
of numeric columns.

                //int ColNumber=st.countTokens();
               // int numberOfNumericColumns = ColNumber- 1;
                numberOfNumericColumns = (st.countTokens()-1);
                //System.out.println("Il numero di colonne del file

                // Get the first token from the line. It will be a
String and
                //its value will be a unique key for the rest of the

                String key = st.nextToken().trim();
                // Create the array for the numbers which make up the
rest of the line.
                double[] array = new double[numberOfNumericColumns];
                // Populate the array by parsing the rest of the line.
                for (int column = 0; column < numberOfNumericColumns;
                    array[column] =
                // Store the first column as the key and the array as
the entry.

                this.dataMap.put(key, array); //Associates the
specified value with
                //the specified key in this map.

            System.out.println("Il numero di colonne numeriche del file
            System.out.println("Il numero di righe del file e'"+Nrows);

            //System.out.println("Il numero di colonne del file
            return this.dataMap;

    public void displayMap(Map<String,double[]> myMap) {
        // Iterate through the values of the map, displaying each key
//its corresponding array.
        for (Map.Entry<String, double[]> entry : myMap.entrySet()) {
            // Get and display the key.
            System.out.print(entry.getKey() + " : ");
            // Get the array.
            double[] myArray = entry.getValue();

            // Display each value in the array. Put a semicolon after
//value except the last.
            // Keep all the values for a given key on a single line.
            for (int ix = 0; ix < myArray.length; ix++) {
                if (ix < myArray.length - 1) { //the value is not the
last one in the array ,allora metti ;
                    System.out.print(myArray[ix] + "; ");
                } else { //the value is the last one in the array ,la
linea finisce cos=EC


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