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Beginner Tomcat JSP problem

marten kay
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Joined: Feb 03, 2007
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not sure if this is right forum, I am beginner completing the Head First Servlets and JSP book. Stuck on page 89.

using JDK 1.6, Tomcat 5.0, on XP

environment variables are set as follows
CLASSPATH= C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.6.0\bin
JAVA_HOME = C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.6.0\bin
TOMCAT_HOME = C:\Program Files\Apache Software Foundation\Tomcat 5.0
the servlet is compiled, and calls the following result.jsp


when the result.jsp is called the result is



Anybody any ideas?

Thanks


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Bear Bibeault
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Why is JAVA_HOME pointing to the bin folder?


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Ben Souther
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Also, there is no need for your CLASSPATH environment variable to point to the JDK/bin directory.


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marten kay
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Joined: Feb 03, 2007
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thanks guys

I set my JAVA_HOME to C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.6.0

and a lot of other things, including an article by Elliotte Rusty Harold on classpaths

The joy of my first servlet JSP working

I'm a newbie to OO, I have completed Head First Java, XHTML CSS, Ajax, OOAD, Design Patterns and read half of Larman. The hardest thing I have encountered so far is environment variables.

Cheers
[ June 25, 2007: Message edited by: marten kay ]
 
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