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null pointer exception

Matthew Phillips
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Joined: Mar 09, 2001
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When I run the following code, I get this for output:
test2=after certifications
before calling certs=certs
before calling skills=sk
test3=after dates

If I comment out any references to req that occur after calling writeSkills, the program works. It seems that somewhere req is being set to null. Is there anything that I am missing?

Matthew Phillips
Matthew Phillips
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Joined: Mar 09, 2001
Posts: 2676
I found the problem. I was not accounting for getParameterValues returning null.
I agree. Here's the link:
subject: null pointer exception
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