This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
I am trying to read a variable 'repeats' from the web.xml file into the servlet. The problem is when i try to overwrite its value, when not given in the <param-value> element, to a hardcoded value say 3.