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init() and ServletContext attribute

priya rishi
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Joined: Oct 26, 2008
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i am trying to set an attribute for the ServletContext in init(ServletConfig) and get the attribute in the doGet() of the servlet.
but i get null.i dont know what i am doing wrong.any help.

Carol Enderlin
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Joined: Oct 10, 2000
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From the servlet specification (see Servlet FAQ for links), see the bold part:

public void init(ServletConfig config)
throws ServletException
Called by the servlet container to indicate to a servlet that the servlet is being
placed into service. See Servlet.init(ServletConfig) .
This implementation stores the ServletConfig object it receives from the
servlet container for later use.
When overriding this form of the method, call
priya rishi
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Joined: Oct 26, 2008
Posts: 119
my program worked!!!

finally it prints, Hello Java!!!
thanks for the servlet spec helped.
I agree. Here's the link:
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