aspose file tools*
The moose likes Servlets and the fly likes Request Dispatcher Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login

Win a copy of Spring in Action this week in the Spring forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Java » Servlets
Bookmark "Request Dispatcher" Watch "Request Dispatcher" New topic

Request Dispatcher

Danny Scott

Joined: Apr 04, 2001
Posts: 2
I have the following code in my servlet. I wana call a jsp from the servlet and i'm using a java bean. But when i compile it i get message RequestDispatcher(line 5) class not found and method request.setAttribute(...)not found.(line 3)
I've also read that RequestDispatcher is a interface.....???

1. MemberBean member=new MemberBean(userid);

2. ServletContext xx=getServletContext();
3. request.setAttribute("member",member);
4. String jsp="member.jsp";
5. RequestDispatcher disp=xx.getRequestDispatcher(jsp);
6. disp.forward(request,response);
Malu Sivasankar

Joined: Aug 02, 2000
Posts: 14
Are U using the version 2.2 of Servlet API??
Bhanu manne

Joined: Apr 02, 2001
Posts: 8
Ya just check out whether you are using servlet version 2.1 and above because request dispatcher is not supported by previous versions
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
subject: Request Dispatcher