It shows me a empty drop down with no values in it.
This program, is able to fetch the data from database and populate the model with it. In debug mode , as mentioned earlier, I can see the customers names but i dont see them in my JSP page.
1. Was JSTL tags working properly for you .i.e Are you able to print using c:out tags and c:foreach tags
2. Check your web.xml whether it is referring > 2.4 xsd file. if it is referring 2.3 dtd, jstl wont work