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Faisal Ahmad
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HFSJSP, page 350 says that <jsp:useBean> can also create a bean.

I tried a simple program and I'm seeing below exception:


I further looked into the generated JSP file and it is different from what has been shown in the book:


Can someone please explain why it is not creating a new Person bean and instead throwing an exception?

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Is model.Person a concrete class? Does it have a public, no-arguments constructor?
 
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Thanks for your reply!

I read few more pages further and found my mistake:


I didn't specify class.

 
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If you do not specify a class, no bean will be created.
 
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