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Last Modified: 2012-08-17
I am trying to run following JSP with Struts custom tags. I am getting exception as in attachment

message An exception occurred processing JSP page /jsps/struts/BeanTagsDemo.jsp at line 7 4: <P> 5: <h2> Accessing the Account bean properties from the session </h2></BR> 6: <bean:define id="ssn" value="324324" /> 7: <bean:write name="account" property="accountDetail.accountType" 8: scope="session"/> 9: <bean:write name="account" property="accountDetail.accountBalance" 10: scope="session"/> Stacktrace:

description The server encountered

<%@ taglib uri="/WEB-INF/struts-bean.tld" prefix="bean"%>
<h2> Accessing the Account bean properties from the session </h2></BR>
<bean:define id="ssn" value="324324" />
<bean:write name="account" property="accountDetail.accountType"
<bean:write name="account" property="accountDetail.accountBalance"
Chapter 16 JSP development using Struts Tags
<bean:write name="account" property="address.addressLine1" scope="session"/>
<bean:write name="account" property="address.city" scope="session"/>
<bean:write name="account" property="address.state" scope="session"/>
<bean:write name="account" property="address.country" scope="session"/>
<bean:write name="account" property="creditCards[0].name" scope="session"/>
<bean:write name="account" property="creditCards[0].number"
scope="session"/> </br>
<bean:write name="account" property="creditCards[1].name" scope="session"/>
<bean:write name="account" property="creditCards[1].number"
<bean:write name="ssn" />
<h2>Messages from property files</h2><br/>
<bean:message key="title" /><br/>
<bean:message key="error.username" /><br/>
<bean:message key="error.password" />


package beans;
public class CreditCard {
      String name;
      String number;
      public String getName() {
            return name;
      public void setName(String name) {
            this.name = name;
      public String getNumber() {
            return number;
      public void setNumber(String number) {
            this.number = number;


package beans;
public class Address {
      String addressLine1;
      String city;
      String state;
      String country;
      public String getAddressLine1() {
            return addressLine1;
      public void setAddressLine1(String addressLine1) {
            this.addressLine1 = addressLine1;
      public String getCity() {
            return city;
      public void setCity(String city) {
            this.city = city;
      public String getCountry() {
            return country;
      public void setCountry(String country) {
            this.country = country;
      public String getState() {
            return state;
      public void setState(String state) {
            this.state = state;

package beans;
public class AccountDetail {
      String accountType;
      String accountBalance;
      public String getAccountBalance() {
            return accountBalance;
      public void setAccountBalance(String accountBalance) {
            this.accountBalance = accountBalance;
      public String getAccountType() {
            return accountType;
      public void setAccountType(String accountType) {
            this.accountType = accountType;


package beans;
import java.util.List;
public class Account {
      AccountDetail accountDetail;
      Address address;
      List creditCards;
      String bankName;
      public String getBankName() {
            return bankName;
      public void setBankName(String bankName) {
            this.bankName = bankName;
      public AccountDetail getAccountDetail() {
            return accountDetail;
      public void setAccountDetail(AccountDetail accountDetail) {
            this.accountDetail = accountDetail;
      public Address getAddress() {
            return address;
      public void setAddress(Address address) {
            this.address = address;
      public List getCreditCards() {
            return creditCards;
      public void setCreditCards(List creditCards) {
            this.creditCards = creditCards;
      public CreditCard getCreditCards(int pos) {
            return (CreditCard) creditCards.get(pos);
      public void setCreditCards(int pos, CreditCard card) {
            this.creditCards.add(pos, card);

Any ideas, suggestions, sample code, links, source code highly appreciated. Thanks in advance
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