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How to create and access properties without a properties file or class

salvin francis
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Joined: Jan 12, 2009
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I was browsing through the web and i came accross this:


You can also configure a java.util.Properties instance as:

The Spring container converts the text inside the <value/> element into a java.util.Properties instance by using the JavaBeans PropertyEditor mechanism. This is a nice shortcut, and is one of a few places where the Spring team do favor the use of the nested <value/> element over the value attribute style.

source : http://static.springsource.org/spring/docs/3.0.0.RC1/spring-framework-reference/html/ch03s04.html#beans-value-element


From what i understand, these are properties created without the use of properties file,
I tried to do the same:


and I tried to access in the following ways:
${myMappings.properties.myVariable}
Error: Could not resolve placeholder 'myMappings.properties.myVariable'

${myMappings.myVariable}
Error: Could not resolve placeholder 'myMappings.myVariable'


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Mark Spritzler
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try just myVariable. Since that is the name of your property.

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salvin francis
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I feel silly to have not tried that,
but it didnt work too

${myVariable}
Could not resolve placeholder 'myVariable'
 
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