Re: JSP/JavaBean - Newbie help

Lew <>
Sun, 01 Oct 2006 21:57:46 -0400
Dave wrote:


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

It's better to use the lower-case "html"; this will prepare you better for XHTML.

<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1">
<title>Using SimpleBean</title>
<jsp:useBean id="msg" type="SimpleBean" />
Test Content

<jsp:useBean id="msg" class="mybeans.SimpleBean" />

I don't think the <%@ page import="mybeans.*" %> works to prevent the need to
fully qualify the class in a <jsp:useBean ... /> tag. I easily could be
mistaken here, but the Sun docs refer to
<jsp:useBean id="beanName" class="fully_qualified_classname" scope="scope" />


package mybeans;
public class SimpleBean



SimpleBean is not a servlet.

 > SimpleBean.class is in
 > $CATALINA_HOME\webapps\JSPTest\WebContent\WEB-INF\classes\mybeans
 > web.xml is in $CATALINA_HOME\webapps\JSPTest\WebContent\WEB-INF\

You should install the app in the webapps/ directory directly, not one level
down in WebContent/, i.e.,


If WEB-INF/ is buried one level down then the container cannot find the
classes/ subdirectory.

- Lew

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