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Going from implements Controller to @Controller injection problem

 
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If I have


and


the employee property gets set from employeeManager reference

however when I try to use @Controller



and



why doesn't the employee property still get set (instead a null pointer exception occurs)?
 
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1. For @Controller
Would that imply ?
EmployeeController obj=new EmployeeController ();
There is no setEmployeeManager.

2. You need

@Autowired
private EmployeeManager employeeManager;
 
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Put @Autowired at method

and seems to be working good now.

If I understand correctly since employeeManager property

was removed from dispatcher servlet
employeeManager needs to be autowired?
 
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@Autowired will inject the bean instance in the controller. hence removes Null Pointer Exception.
 
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