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sherrie blaylock

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i am trying to go through the head first servlets & jsp book
i downloaded tomcat for the first time and j2sdk1.4.2_06
i amtrying to do the first exercise and i keep getting the following error
i dont know where or if i have the class javax.*
please help

C:\project1\src>javac -classpath tomcat/common/lib/servlet-api.jar -d classes Ch
Servlet.java
error: cannot read: ChServlet.java
1 error

C:\project1\src>javac -classpath tomcat/common/lib/servlet-api.jar -d classes Ch
1Servlet.java
Ch1Servlet.java:1: package javax.servlet does not exist
import javax.servlet.*;
^
Ch1Servlet.java:2: package javax.servlet.http does not exist
import javax.servlet.http.*;
^
Ch1Servlet.java:5: cannot resolve symbol
symbol : class HttpServlet
location: class Ch1Servlet
public class Ch1Servlet extends HttpServlet {
^
Ch1Servlet.java:7: cannot resolve symbol
symbol : class HttpServletRequest
location: class Ch1Servlet
public void doGet(HttpServletRequest request,
^
Ch1Servlet.java:8: cannot resolve symbol
symbol : class HttpServletResponse
location: class Ch1Servlet
HttpServletResponse response)
^
5 errors

C:\project1\src>
16 years ago
it cant find these javax.servlet etc from the following
i cant find a file named javax.servlet.*
or javax.servlet.http.*
or java.io.*


C:\project1\src>javac -classpath tomcat/common/lib/servlet-api.jar -d classes Ch
Servlet.java
error: cannot read: ChServlet.java
1 error

C:\project1\src>javac -classpath tomcat/common/lib/servlet-api.jar -d classes Ch
1Servlet.java
Ch1Servlet.java:1: package javax.servlet does not exist
import javax.servlet.*;
^
Ch1Servlet.java:2: package javax.servlet.http does not exist
import javax.servlet.http.*;
^
Ch1Servlet.java:5: cannot resolve symbol
symbol : class HttpServlet
location: class Ch1Servlet
public class Ch1Servlet extends HttpServlet {
^
Ch1Servlet.java:7: cannot resolve symbol
symbol : class HttpServletRequest
location: class Ch1Servlet
public void doGet(HttpServletRequest request,
^
Ch1Servlet.java:8: cannot resolve symbol
symbol : class HttpServletResponse
location: class Ch1Servlet
HttpServletResponse response)
^
5 errors

C:\project1\src>
16 years ago
javac -classpath /your path/tomcat/common/lib/ servlet-api-jar -d classes src/Ch1Servlet.java

this command is supposed to compile a java file and place the create class file in the src path but it is not there
trying to learn the headfirst servlets & jsp book and am stuck very early on with this not working

also, i dont know how to set the environment variables or if they are right
please ehlp
16 years ago