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amit bhadre
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How to Handle NullPointerException in JSP?

Thanks advance who ever answers this question.

amit bhadre
Prabhu Venkatachalam
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Joined: Nov 16, 2005
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It is not advicable to catch RuntimeException and its subclasses.

Do you have any specific reasons to do? If so,

1. Write a JSP with page attribute isErrorPage="true", so that you will get exception implicit object avaliable for you to see what exception occured.

2. In the other JSP you can add errorPage="<pointing to the previous JSP>".


1. Step-1 above

2. In web.xml(Deployment Decriptor),

<location>(pointing to the previous JSP you created)</location>

Prabhu Venkatachalam<br />SCJP 1.4,SCWCD 1.4<br />
Deepak Bala

Joined: Feb 24, 2006
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If you think you can recover from the exception I would suggest a c : catch block. What part of your code throws this ?

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