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Head First SCWCD 2nd edition page 420

 
Dinusha Rathnamalala
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can some body explain me Head First SCWCD 2nd edition page 420.I didn't get any error message when i run that scenario.I got printed "Evan" but what is this

foo.Person p = new foo.Employee();
p.setName("Evan");
request.setAttribute("person",p);

and,

FAILS at request time!.................can some one please explain this comment (FAILS at.....) I cant understand?

....Thank you...
[ October 18, 2008: Message edited by: Dinusha Rathnamalala ]
 
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Please do not cross-post the same question in multiple forums. It wastes people's time when multiple redundant conversations take place. Please read this for more information.
 
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In my opinion HFSJ is incorrect. There have been a few revisions to the "be the container" exercise, and in early 2nd edition prints they had the bean been instantiated and available in the request scope, so the usebean finds it and can cast it in to the specified type.

For any doubts with HFSJ, check the errata. This one crops up in the unconfirmed section, and has been discussed a good number of times on this forum:

http://oreilly.com/catalog/9780596516680/errata/

Rufus.
 
Dinusha Rathnamalala
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Thanks dude Cheers
[ October 19, 2008: Message edited by: Dinusha Rathnamalala ]
 
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