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Thread: "The import ___ cannot be resolved" (stupid noob question)

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    Default "The import ___ cannot be resolved" (stupid noob question)

    Hey... I'm VERY new to Java. I've made several attempts to start learning it and always end up frustrated early on. I'm doing it again, this time using the Watij unit-testing framework.

    I've setup Eclipse (which I use for my regular job, ColdFusion programming), and setup the jars and added them to my classpath and stuff. Now I have a sample I'm trying to run:

    package watijTest;
    import org.watij.webspec.WebSpecTestCase;
    public class Test extends WebSpecTestCase {
         public void test_something() {
              WebSpec = new WebSpec().mozilla();
              String resultHTML = spec.source();
              assertTrue("needs to contain google", resultHTML.contains("google"));

    And Eclipse is complaining on two lines... the "import" line and the WebSpec = line, likely related to the same problem in the import line.

    And being completely new to this, I'm not sure what to do about this error. It sounds like it isn't finding something someplace.

    What am I doing wrong?



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    Default Re: "The import ___ cannot be resolved" (stupid noob question)

    It sure seems like that package/class isn't on the classpath properly. Make sure you're adding the folder that contains the org folder.

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    Make sure that, jar file containing "org.watij.webspec.WebSpecTestCase" class structure is on the class path where eclipse can see / refer from it.

    Plus, if the WebSpec class is in some other package structure, make sure to import it in the right way.

    If possible, post the error that eclipse is complaining about.

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