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How to generate custom user URL ?

Hatem Alimam
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Joined: Dec 14, 2008
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Hi everybody ...

I wonder how can I generate a custom user URL in java ?

I mean when a user registers in my website I want to generate a custom profile page url example : http//mydomain/username >>>>this url takes the user to his profile page

regards ))

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Bear Bibeault
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
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It's pretty easy with URL mapping if your URL can have a few more parts, For example:

The contextpath is necessary for identifying the application (but can be omitted if the app is the root application), and profile can be a servlet mapping that invokes a servlet that will look up the user's profile and forward to a JSp for displaying it.

Within the servlet, the username part of the URL can be retrieved using the path info methods on the request.

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