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From Søren Neigaard <>
Subject Re[2]: Newbie - Keep getting ResourceNotFoundException
Date Tue, 26 Nov 2002 20:24:33 GMT
Hmm well I can see that I will have to figure this out myself,
alright then :)


Tuesday, November 26, 2002, 9:11:16 PM, Matthew wrote:

MW> I would advise first working with Velocity by extending VelocityServlet. 
MW> Once you've used it a bit, you can then jump into more challenging tasks 
MW> like the one you have mentioned.

MW> -Matt

MW> Søren Neigaard wrote:

>>Well I have searched the archives, and found a lot, but nothing that
>>helped me :( I want total controll over my servlet, so I rather not
>>use the VelocityServlet. I don't understand why my Servlet has
>>problems finding the template, since I give it the correct path to it,
>>I even tried to give it the HTTP path like this
>>"/myproject/mytemplate.yaf" (and if I requested this path manually
>>with my browser, I would get the template file). Could you maybe
>>explain to me what can possible be wrong, do I need to initialize
>>something, or what is it?
>>Tuesday, November 26, 2002, 8:54:54 PM, Jeff wrote:
>>JD> You servlet is having a problem finding the template. If you search the archives
you find a bunch of articles that explain how to fix this.
>>JD> Instead I think it is easier to get started with Velocity in Servlets by using
VelocityServlet and extending it. This does most of the initalization stuff.
>>JD> HTH,
>>JD> Jeff
>>JD> Søren Neigaard wrote:
>>>>I'm trying to make a simple HelloWorld example, and I'm doing this
>>>>from inside the doGet method in a servlet:
>>>>VelocityContext context = new VelocityContext();
>>>>context.put("name", new String("Velocity Test"));
>>>>Template template = null;
>>>>try {
>>>>  template = Velocity.getTemplate("mytemplate.vm");
>>>>  template.merge(context,response.getWriter());
>>>>catch(Exception e){
>>>>  e.printStackTrace();
>>>>Where does it look for the template? Can it be on the file system, or
>>>>must it be accessible via HTTP? I have now tried to pint it directly
>>>>to the path where the file is, and i get this error:
>>>>org.apache.velocity.exception.ResourceNotFoundException: Unable to
>>>>find resource
>>>>And the file is there!? Please advice, what is my (simple) problem?
>>>>Med venlig hilsen/Best regards,
>>>> Søren Neigaard

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