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Thread: Custom jsp tag does not compile

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    Default Custom jsp tag does not compile

    I get compilation errors when I try to compile the custom tag below.

    address.tag

    <%-- 
        Document   : address
        Created on : Feb 21, 2012, 1:47:19 PM
        Author     : skiabox
    --%>
     
    <%@tag description="Address Input Field" pageEncoding="UTF-8"%>
    <jsp:useBean id="addressBean" scope="session" class="com.ensode.netbeansbook.AddressBean" />
     
    <%@ taglib prefix="c" uri="http://java.sun.com/jsp/jstl/core" %>
     
    <%-- The list of normal or fragment attributes can be specified here: --%>
    <%@attribute name="addressType" required="true"%>
     
    <%-- any content can be specified here e.g.: --%>
    <table border="0">
     
     
            <tr>
                <td>Line 1:&nbsp;</td>
                <td>
                    <input type="text" size="20" name="${addressType}_line1" id="${addressType}_line1" value="${addressBean.line1}" />
                </td>
            </tr>
     
            <tr>
                <td>Line 2:&nbsp;</td>
                <td>
                    <input type="text" size="20" name="${addressType}_line2" id="${addressType}_line2" value="${addressBean.line2}" />
                </td>
            </tr>
     
            <tr>
                <td>City:&nbsp;</td>
                <td>
                    <input type="text" size="20" name="${addressType}_city" id="${addressType}_city" value="${addressBean.city}" />
                </td>
            </tr>
     
            <tr>
     
                <td>State:&nbsp;</td>
                <td>
                    <select name="${addressType}_state" id="${addressType}_state">
     
                        <option value=""></option>
                        <option value="AL"
                            <c:if test="${addressBean.state == 'AL'}">selected</c:if> >
                            Alabama
                        </option>
                        <option value="AK"
                            <c:if test="${addressBean.state == 'AK'}">selected</c:if> >
                            Alaska
                        </option>
                        <option value="AZ"
                            <c:if test="${addressBean.state == 'AZ'}">selected</c:if> >
                            Arizona
                        </option>
                        <option value="AR"
                            <c:if test="${addressBean.state == 'AR'}">selected</c:if> >
                            Arkansas
                        </option>
                        <option value="CA"
                            <c:if test="${addressBean.state == 'CA'}">selected</c:if> >
                            California
                        </option>
     
                    </select>
                </td>
            </tr>
     
            <tr>
                <td>Zip:&nbsp;</td>
                <td>
                    <input type="text" name="${addressType}_zip" id="${addressType}_zip" value="${addressBean.zip}" />
                </td>
            </tr>
     
    </table>

    index6.jsp

    <%-- 
        Document   : index6
        Created on : Feb 21, 2012, 3:25:43 PM
        Author     : skiabox
    --%>
     
     
    <%@page contentType="text/html" pageEncoding="UTF-8"%>
    <!DOCTYPE html>
     
    <%@taglib prefix="ct" tagdir="/WEB-INF/tags/" %>
    <%@page import="com.ensode.netbeansbook.AddressBean" %>
     
    <%
        AddressBean addressBean = new AddressBean();
        addressBean.setAddressType("home");
        addressBean.setLine1("123 Tennis Ct");
        addressBean.setCity("Phoenix");
        addressBean.setState("AZ");
        addressBean.setZip("85001");
     
        session.setAttribute("addressBean", addressBean);
    %>
    <html>
        <head>
            <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
            <title>JSP Page</title>
        </head>
        <body>
            <form>
                <ct:address addressType="home"/>
                <table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0">
                    <tr>
                        <td style="width: 65px;"></td>
                        <td>
                            <input type="submit" value="Submit" />
                        </td>
                    </tr>
                </table>
            </form>
        </body>
    </html>


    AddressBean.java

    /*
     * To change this template, choose Tools | Templates
     * and open the template in the editor.
     */
    package com.ensode.netbeansbook;
     
    /**
     *
     * @author skiabox
     */
    public class AddressBean {
     
        private String addressType;
        private String line1;
        private String line2;
        private String city;
        private String state;
        private String zip;
     
        public String getAddressType() {
            return addressType;
        }
     
        public void setAddressType(String addressType) {
            this.addressType = addressType;
        }
     
        public String getCity() {
            return city;
        }
     
        public void setCity(String city) {
            this.city = city;
        }
     
        public String getLine1() {
            return line1;
        }
     
        public void setLine1(String line1) {
            this.line1 = line1;
        }
     
        public String getLine2() {
            return line2;
        }
     
        public void setLine2(String line2) {
            this.line2 = line2;
        }
     
        public String getState() {
            return state;
        }
     
        public void setState(String state) {
            this.state = state;
        }
     
        public String getZip() {
            return zip;
        }
     
        public void setZip(String zip) {
            this.zip = zip;
        }
    }


    Here is the error log from netbeans :

    org.apache.jasper.JasperException: PWC6033: Error in Javac compilation for JSP
     
    PWC6197: An error occurred at line: 48 in the jsp file: /WEB-INF/tags/address.tag PWC6199: Generated servlet error: string:///address_tag.java:215: cannot access javax.servlet.jsp.jstl.core.ConditionalTagSupport class file for javax.servlet.jsp.jstl.core.ConditionalTagSupport not found
     
    PWC6197: An error occurred at line: 48 in the jsp file: /WEB-INF/tags/address.tag PWC6199: Generated servlet error: string:///address_tag.java:216: cannot find symbol symbol : method setPageContext(javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext) location: class org.apache.taglibs.standard.tag.rt.core.IfTag
     
    PWC6197: An error occurred at line: 48 in the jsp file: /WEB-INF/tags/address.tag PWC6199: Generated servlet error: string:///address_tag.java:217: cannot find symbol symbol : method setParent() location: class org.apache.taglibs.standard.tag.rt.core.IfTag
     
    PWC6197: An error occurred at line: 48 in the jsp file: /WEB-INF/tags/address.tag PWC6199: Generated servlet error: string:///address_tag.java:219: cannot find symbol symbol : method doStartTag() location: class org.apache.taglibs.standard.tag.rt.core.IfTag
     
    PWC6199: Generated servlet error: string:///address_tag.java:223: cannot find symbol symbol : method doAfterBody() location: class org.apache.taglibs.standard.tag.rt.core.IfTag
     
    PWC6199: Generated servlet error: string:///address_tag.java:228: cannot find symbol symbol : method doEndTag() location: class org.apache.taglibs.standard.tag.rt.core.IfTag
     
    PWC6199: Generated servlet error: string:///address_tag.java:229: reuse(javax.servlet.jsp.tagext.Tag) in org.apache.jasper.runtime.TagHandlerPool cannot be applied to (org.apache.taglibs.standard.tag.rt.core.IfTag)
     
    PWC6199: Generated servlet error: string:///address_tag.java:232: reuse(javax.servlet.jsp.tagext.Tag) in org.apache.jasper.runtime.TagHandlerPool cannot be applied to (org.apache.taglibs.standard.tag.rt.core.IfTag)
     
    PWC6197: An error occurred at line: 52 in the jsp file: /WEB-INF/tags/address.tag PWC6199: Generated servlet error: string:///address_tag.java:241: cannot find symbol symbol : method setPageContext(javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext) location: class org.apache.taglibs.standard.tag.rt.core.IfTag
     
    PWC6197: An error occurred at line: 52 in the jsp file: /WEB-INF/tags/address.tag PWC6199: Generated servlet error: string:///address_tag.java:242: cannot find symbol symbol : method setParent() location: class org.apache.taglibs.standard.tag.rt.core.IfTag
     
    PWC6197: An error occurred at line: 52 in the jsp file: /WEB-INF/tags/address.tag PWC6199: Generated servlet error: string:///address_tag.java:244: cannot find symbol symbol : method doStartTag() location: class org.apache.taglibs.standard.tag.rt.core.IfTag
     
    PWC6199: Generated servlet error: string:///address_tag.java:248: cannot find symbol symbol : method doAfterBody() location: class org.apache.taglibs.standard.tag.rt.core.IfTag
     
    PWC6199: Generated servlet error: string:///address_tag.java:253: cannot find symbol symbol : method doEndTag() location: class org.apache.taglibs.standard.tag.rt.core.IfTag
     
    PWC6199: Generated servlet error: string:///address_tag.java:254: reuse(javax.servlet.jsp.tagext.Tag) in org.apache.jasper.runtime.TagHandlerPool cannot be applied to (org.apache.taglibs.standard.tag.rt.core.IfTag)
     
    PWC6199: Generated servlet error: string:///address_tag.java:257: reuse(javax.servlet.jsp.tagext.Tag) in org.apache.jasper.runtime.TagHandlerPool cannot be applied to (org.apache.taglibs.standard.tag.rt.core.IfTag)
     
    PWC6197: An error occurred at line: 56 in the jsp file: /WEB-INF/tags/address.tag PWC6199: Generated servlet error: string:///address_tag.java:266: cannot find symbol symbol : method setPageContext(javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext) location: class org.apache.taglibs.standard.tag.rt.core.IfTag
     
    PWC6197: An error occurred at line: 56 in the jsp file: /WEB-INF/tags/address.tag PWC6199: Generated servlet error: string:///address_tag.java:267: cannot find symbol symbol : method setParent() location: class org.apache.taglibs.standard.tag.rt.core.IfTag
     
    PWC6197: An error occurred at line: 56 in the jsp file: /WEB-INF/tags/address.tag PWC6199: Generated servlet error: string:///address_tag.java:269: cannot find symbol symbol : method doStartTag() location: class org.apache.taglibs.standard.tag.rt.core.IfTag
     
    PWC6199: Generated servlet error: string:///address_tag.java:273: cannot find symbol symbol : method doAfterBody() location: class org.apache.taglibs.standard.tag.rt.core.IfTag
     
    PWC6199: Generated servlet error: string:///address_tag.java:278: cannot find symbol symbol : method doEndTag() location: class org.apache.taglibs.standard.tag.rt.core.IfTag
     
    PWC6199: Generated servlet error: string:///address_tag.java:279: reuse(javax.servlet.jsp.tagext.Tag) in org.apache.jasper.runtime.TagHandlerPool cannot be applied to (org.apache.taglibs.standard.tag.rt.core.IfTag)
     
    PWC6199: Generated servlet error: string:///address_tag.java:282: reuse(javax.servlet.jsp.tagext.Tag) in org.apache.jasper.runtime.TagHandlerPool cannot be applied to (org.apache.taglibs.standard.tag.rt.core.IfTag)
     
    PWC6197: An error occurred at line: 60 in the jsp file: /WEB-INF/tags/address.tag PWC6199: Generated servlet error: string:///address_tag.java:291: cannot find symbol symbol : method setPageContext(javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext) location: class org.apache.taglibs.standard.tag.rt.core.IfTag
     
    PWC6197: An error occurred at line: 60 in the jsp file: /WEB-INF/tags/address.tag PWC6199: Generated servlet error: string:///address_tag.java:292: cannot find symbol symbol : method setParent() location: class org.apache.taglibs.standard.tag.rt.core.IfTag
     
    PWC6197: An error occurred at line: 60 in the jsp file: /WEB-INF/tags/address.tag PWC6199: Generated servlet error: string:///address_tag.java:294: cannot find symbol symbol : method doStartTag() location: class org.apache.taglibs.standard.tag.rt.core.IfTag
     
    PWC6199: Generated servlet error: string:///address_tag.java:298: cannot find symbol symbol : method doAfterBody() location: class org.apache.taglibs.standard.tag.rt.core.IfTag
     
    PWC6199: Generated servlet error: string:///address_tag.java:303: cannot find symbol symbol : method doEndTag() location: class org.apache.taglibs.standard.tag.rt.core.IfTag
     
    PWC6199: Generated servlet error: string:///address_tag.java:304: reuse(javax.servlet.jsp.tagext.Tag) in org.apache.jasper.runtime.TagHandlerPool cannot be applied to (org.apache.taglibs.standard.tag.rt.core.IfTag)
     
    PWC6199: Generated servlet error: string:///address_tag.java:307: reuse(javax.servlet.jsp.tagext.Tag) in org.apache.jasper.runtime.TagHandlerPool cannot be applied to (org.apache.taglibs.standard.tag.rt.core.IfTag)
     
    PWC6197: An error occurred at line: 64 in the jsp file: /WEB-INF/tags/address.tag PWC6199: Generated servlet error: string:///address_tag.java:316: cannot find symbol symbol : method setPageContext(javax.servlet.jsp.PageContext) location: class org.apache.taglibs.standard.tag.rt.core.IfTag
     
    PWC6197: An error occurred at line: 64 in the jsp file: /WEB-INF/tags/address.tag PWC6199: Generated servlet error: string:///address_tag.java:317: cannot find symbol symbol : method setParent() location: class org.apache.taglibs.standard.tag.rt.core.IfTag
     
    PWC6197: An error occurred at line: 64 in the jsp file: /WEB-INF/tags/address.tag PWC6199: Generated servlet error: string:///address_tag.java:319: cannot find symbol symbol : method doStartTag() location: class org.apache.taglibs.standard.tag.rt.core.IfTag
     
    PWC6199: Generated servlet error: string:///address_tag.java:323: cannot find symbol symbol : method doAfterBody() location: class org.apache.taglibs.standard.tag.rt.core.IfTag
     
    PWC6199: Generated servlet error: string:///address_tag.java:328: cannot find symbol symbol : method doEndTag() location: class org.apache.taglibs.standard.tag.rt.core.IfTag
     
    PWC6199: Generated servlet error: string:///address_tag.java:329: reuse(javax.servlet.jsp.tagext.Tag) in org.apache.jasper.runtime.TagHandlerPool cannot be applied to (org.apache.taglibs.standard.tag.rt.core.IfTag)
     
    PWC6199: Generated servlet error: string:///address_tag.java:332: reuse(javax.servlet.jsp.tagext.Tag) in org.apache.jasper.runtime.TagHandlerPool cannot be applied to (org.apache.taglibs.standard.tag.rt.core.IfTag)
     
    /Users/skiabox/NetBeansProjects/simplewebapp2/nbproject/build-impl.xml:612: Java returned: 1 BUILD FAILED (total time: 2 seconds)


    Any ideas on what is wrong here?
    Thank you.


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    Default Re: Custom jsp tag does not compile

    Did you import JSTL's JAR files to project's classpath in order to compile?

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