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how to use HttpServletRequest to get an Application scope variable ?

 
Edward Chen
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how to use HttpServletRequest to get an Application scope variable ?

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"You can't get there from he-ya"
http://java.sun.com/j2ee/1.4/docs/api/javax/servlet/http/HttpServletRequest.html

But you can get to the session from your request.
http://java.sun.com/j2ee/1.4/docs/api/javax/servlet/http/HttpSession.html

From the session, you can get a reference to the ServletContext.
http://java.sun.com/j2ee/1.4/docs/api/javax/servlet/ServletContext.html

Which will, of course give you access to the context attributes.

 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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