Posting data from .jsp to execute( ) method

From:
Mongoose <verygoofyone@gmail.com>
Newsgroups:
comp.lang.java.programmer
Date:
Tue, 13 Oct 2009 10:04:24 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID:
<58b474f2-990f-4982-a538-ae74979b0730@j19g2000vbp.googlegroups.com>
Hi All,

Still learning Struts . . .

I'm currently just trying to post my data from my .jsp to my execute
( ) method in my Action Class. For some reason, I don't see the data
from my .jsp being populated in the ActionForm form object in the
execute method when I submit my .jsp. Obviously, missing
something . . . Can someone help me out???

The .jsp, some of the struts-config.xml, and action class are shown
below:

****************** adddefect.jsp **********************************

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">
<%@page language="java" contentType="text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1"
pageEncoding="ISO-8859-1"%>

<%@taglib uri="http://struts.apache.org/tags-html" prefix="html"%>
<%@taglib uri="http://struts.apache.org/tags-bean" prefix="bean"%>
<%@taglib uri="http://displaytag.sf.net" prefix="display" %>
<%@taglib uri="http://displaytag.sf.net/el" prefix="displayel" %>
<%@taglib uri="http://jakarta.apache.org/taglibs/datagrid-1.0"
prefix="ui" %>
<%@taglib prefix="c" uri="http://java.sun.com/jsp/jstl/core" %>

<html:html>
<head>
<title>adddefect</title>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html;
charset=ISO-8859-1">
<link rel="stylesheet" href="styles/form.css" type="text/css">
</head>
<body>
    <html:form action="adddefect" method="post">

    <table class="tableinputform" >
        <tr>
          <th>Description</th>
          <td><input type="text" name="Description"/></td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
          <th>PriorityID</th>
          <td><input type="text" name="Priorityid"/></td>
        </tr>
         <tr>
          <th>ReportDateTime</th>
          <td><input type="text" name="Reportdatetime"/></td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
          <th>ReporterUserID</th>
          <td><input type="text" name="Reporteruserid"/></td>
        </tr>
         <tr>
          <th>FunctionalAreaID</th>
          <td><input type="text" name="Functionalareaid"/></td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
          <th>StatusID</th>
          <td><input type="text" name="Statusid"/></td>
        </tr>
         <tr>
          <th>Severity</th>
          <td><input type="text" name="Severity"/></td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
          <th>TeamLeadID</th>
          <td><input type="text" name="Teamleadid"/></td>
        </tr>
         <tr>
          <th>DetectionDateTime</th>
          <td><input type="text" name="Detectiondatetime"/></td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
          <th>EstFixTime</th>
          <td><input type="text" name="Estfixtime"/></td>
        </tr>
         <tr>
          <th>ActFixTime</th>
          <td><input type="text" name="Actfixtime"/></td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
          <th>StatusDate</th>
          <td><input type="text" name="Statusdate"/></td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
          <th>AssignedToUserID</th>
          <td><input type="text" name="Assignedtouserid"/></td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
          <th>AssignedToDate</th>
          <td><input type="text" name="Assignedtodate"/></td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
          <th>FixedByUserID</th>
          <td><input type="text" name="Fixedbyuserid"/></td>
        </tr>
    </table>

    <html:submit property="actionButton" value="Submit"
styleClass="submit"/>
    </html:form>
</body>
</html:html>

************************ a portion of struts-config.xml
**********************************

<action path="/adddefect"
            type="DBOperations"
            name="DefectForm"
            input="/error.jsp"
            scope="session"
            cancellable="true"
            validate="true">
            <forward name="success" path="/showdefects.jsp"/>
            <forward name="failure" path="/submitpage.jsp"/>
      </action>

****************** Action Class **********************************

package gov.ohio.odjfs.struts;

import java.util.ArrayList;
import java.util.Enumeration;
import java.util.List;
import javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest;
import javax.servlet.http.HttpServletResponse;
import org.apache.struts.action.Action;
import org.apache.struts.action.ActionErrors;
import org.apache.struts.action.ActionForm;
import org.apache.struts.action.ActionForward;
import org.apache.struts.action.ActionMapping;
import org.apache.struts.action.ActionMessage;

public class DBOperations extends Action
{
    public DBOperations()
    {
        super();
    }

    public ActionForward execute (ActionMapping mapping, ActionForm form,
HttpServletRequest request, HttpServletResponse response) throws
Exception
    {

        ActionErrors errors = new ActionErrors();
        ActionForward forward = new ActionForward();

        ArrayList fd = new ArrayList();

        Defect df = (Defect)form;

        Enumeration en = request.getParameterNames();

        /*while (en.hasMoreElements())
        {
            String paramName = (String) en.nextElement();
            fd.add(request.getParameter(paramName));

        }*/

        //request.getParameter("Description");

        //DefectListObject DLO = new DefectListObject();

        try
        {
            EricEnhancementServiceImpl E = new EricEnhancementServiceImpl();
            E.InsertDefects(form);
        }
        catch (Exception e)
        {

            // Report the error using the appropriate name and ID.
            errors.add("name", new ActionMessage("id"));

        }

        // If a message is required, save the specified key(s)
        // into the request for use by the <struts:errors> tag.

        if (!errors.isEmpty())
        {
        // saveErrors(request, errors);
        }

        // Write logic determining how the user should be forwarded.
        forward = mapping.findForward("success");

        // Finish with
        return (forward);

    }
}

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