Enterprise Java
Tag Libraries: JSPs in the Enterprise
by Dion Almaer
Listing 4.

package com.customware.fib;

import javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest;

public class FibonnaciAccessBean extends Fibonnaci {

   // Method to calculate the fibonacci sequence
   public String calculateFibonacci( HttpServletRequest request ) {
      int num = 0;

      // Parse an int out of the string
      String input = request.getParameter("num");
      if (input == null) return "Need to pass parameter 'num'";

      try {
           num = Integer.parseInt( input.trim() );
      } catch (NumberFormatException e) {
               return "Need to pass number parameter 'num'";

      int result = super.calculateFibonacci( num );

      return "Fibonnaci[ " + num + " ]: " + result;


About the Author

Dion Almaer is a senior consultant for CustomWare in Boulder, CO. He can be reached at [email protected].


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