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Matthew Phillips
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Joined: Mar 09, 2001
Posts: 2676
When I run the following code, I get this for output:
test2=after certifications
dates=[Ljava.lang.String;@116ab8
test1=beginning
alumniID=532797326
before calling certs=certs
error=java.lang.NullPointerException
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.
 
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