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Using Commons to access URL

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Anyone feeling generous and like to read the below?

It's throwing a "java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: org/apache/commons/codec/DecoderException" error?

* @ejb.interface-method
* view-type="remote"
public String sendMessage(String sender, String recipient, String text){
HttpClient client = new HttpClient();
String url = "";
String username = "aaa";
String password = "bbb";
String api_id = "ccc";
String status = "";
String responseBody = "";
PostMethod method = new PostMethod(url);
NameValuePair[] data = {
new NameValuePair("user",username),
new NameValuePair("password",password),
new NameValuePair("api_id",api_id),
new NameValuePair("from",sender),
new NameValuePair("to",recipient),
new NameValuePair("text",text)


DefaultMethodRetryHandler retryhandler = new DefaultMethodRetryHandler();

try {
// Execute the method.
int statusCode = client.executeMethod(method);
if (statusCode != HttpStatus.SC_OK) {
System.err.println("Method failed: " + method.getStatusLine());

// Read the response body.
responseBody = method.getResponseBodyAsString();

// Deal with the response.
// Use caution: ensure correct character encoding and is not binary data
//status = new String(responseBody);

} catch (IOException e) {
System.err.println("Failed to download file.");
} finally {
// Release the connection.
return responseBody;
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Make sure org/apache/commons/codec/DecoderException is in your classpath.
Stephen Hanley
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