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I had these two jsp interview questions

majid nakit
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Joined: Jun 26, 2001
Posts: 164
Hi,
I had an interview yesterday and they give me this question, I could not find a solution :

1)Question1:

The following code loops through a collection of HighlightEntities and writes out a list. If there are no highlights then it should write out “No highlights,” but it is possible for the page to display neither highlights nor the “No highlights” message, but not cause an error. Why?



2)Question2:

A filter sets an attribute, “newsList”, on the request before this file is served. “newsList” is an arrayList of NewsEntity objects. The result should be an XML listing of NewsEntities.

What is wrong with this JSTL code?




thanks, your help is appreciated.
Seetharaman Venkatasamy
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Joined: Jan 28, 2008
Posts: 5575

hint:you have done the null check(list==null). well, there is also one more check called *empty check* .
Seetharaman Venkatasamy
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Joined: Jan 28, 2008
Posts: 5575

majid nakit wrote:
What is wrong with this JSTL code?

what is your opinion? and please start a new thread/topic for a new question.
Hosea Kandie
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Joined: Jul 14, 2011
Posts: 1

Look at this and try to use
http://www.coderanch.com/t/412438/java/java/if-isEmpty-or-null

  • The list is completely empty
    The list does not exist.


  • Try checking if isEmpty instead of using null
     
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