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Getting confused between getAttributes() and setAttributes() of request objects

Vishal Hegde
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Getting confused between getAttributes() and setAttributes() of request objects



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Please TellTheDetails - What is your confusion?
Have you ever checked the documentation of HttpServletRequest ?


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Vishal Hegde
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getattributes() and getparameters()

whats the difference between them?


getparameters are used to get parameter values

but whats with getAttributes() ,isnt it the same?
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There are no such methods as getattributes() and getparameters() -- they are getAttribute() and getParameter().

And they aren't even close to the same thing.

Request parameters are those submitted to a servlet as part of the request -- form values, for example.

Objects can be placed into request scope, also called scoped variables, with setAttribute() and retrieved with getAttribute() (or with the EL in JSPs).


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Mark E Hansen
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Vishal Hegde wrote:getattributes() and getparameters()

Well then, do you need to correct your topic's subject?
 
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