ClassNotFoundException : org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoaderListener

Problem

The ContextLoaderListener is used to integrate Spring with other web application.

  <!-- file : web.xml --> 
 <context-param>
	<param-name>contextConfigLocation</param-name>
	<param-value>/WEB-INF/Spring/applicationContext.xml</param-value>
  </context-param>
 
  <listener>
    <listener-class>
          org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoaderListener
    </listener-class>
  </listener>

And the common error message is, your server can not find this Spring ContextLoaderListener class during the server start up.

SEVERE: Error configuring application listener of class 
org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoaderListener java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: 
 
org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoaderListener
	at org.apache.catalina.loader.WebappClassLoader.loadClass(WebappClassLoader.java:1516)
	at org.apache.catalina.loader.WebappClassLoader.loadClass(WebappClassLoader.java:1361)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.listenerStart(StandardContext.java:3915)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.start(StandardContext.java:4467)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1045)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.start(StandardHost.java:785)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1045)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngine.start(StandardEngine.java:443)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardService.start(StandardService.java:519)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardServer.start(StandardServer.java:710)
	at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.start(Catalina.java:581)
	at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
	at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
	at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
	at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
	at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.start(Bootstrap.java:289)
	at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.main(Bootstrap.java:414)

Solution

This is always happened in deployment and debugging environment.

1.Deployment environment

In deployment environment, just make sure your server classpath has included the Spring jar library (e.g spring-2.5.6.jar).

For Spring3, ContextLoaderListener is moved to spring-web.jar, you can get the library from Maven central repository.

	<dependency>
		<groupId>org.springframework</groupId>
		<artifactId>spring-web</artifactId>
		<version>3.0.5.RELEASE</version>
	</dependency>

2.Debugging environment

In debugging environment, the steps may vary from different IDE, but the solution is same. In Eclipse, developers usually will create a tomcat, jboss…whatever application server for debugging, just make sure the correct Spring jars are included.

1. Double click on your debugging server
2. Click on the “Open launch configuration” to access the server environment

3. Click on the classpath tab
4. Include the Spring jar file here , it may also required common log jar due to Spring dependency.

5. Done, run your application again.

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  • Teela

    Thanks a lot!! This post was very very helpful.

  • rani

    17 Sep, 2013 2:59:35 PM org.apache.catalina.core.AprLifecycleListener init
    INFO: The APR based Apache Tomcat Native library which allows optimal performance in production environments was not found on the java.library.path: C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_03\bin;.;C:\Windows\Sun\Java\bin;C:\Windows\system32;C:\Windows;C:/Program Files/Java/jre1.6.0_03/bin/client;C:/Program Files/Java/jre1.6.0_03/bin;C:/Program Files/Java/jre1.6.0_03/lib/i386;C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live;C:\Windows\system32;C:\Windows;C:\Windows\System32\Wbem;C:\Windows\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\;C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Shared;E:\java\eclipse-jee-juno-win32\eclipse;
    17 Sep, 2013 2:59:36 PM org.apache.tomcat.util.digester.SetPropertiesRule begin
    WARNING: [SetPropertiesRule]{Server/Service/Engine/Host/Context} Setting property ‘source’ to ‘org.eclipse.jst.jee.server:swytchboard’ did not find a matching property.
    17 Sep, 2013 2:59:37 PM org.apache.coyote.AbstractProtocol init
    INFO: Initializing ProtocolHandler [“http-bio-8080″]
    17 Sep, 2013 2:59:37 PM org.apache.coyote.AbstractProtocol init
    INFO: Initializing ProtocolHandler [“ajp-bio-8009″]
    17 Sep, 2013 2:59:37 PM org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina load
    INFO: Initialization processed in 2318 ms
    17 Sep, 2013 2:59:37 PM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardService startInternal
    INFO: Starting service Catalina
    17 Sep, 2013 2:59:37 PM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngine startInternal
    INFO: Starting Servlet Engine: Apache Tomcat/7.0.34
    17 Sep, 2013 2:59:38 PM org.apache.catalina.loader.WebappClassLoader validateJarFile
    INFO: validateJarFile(C:\Users\rani\workspace9.0\.metadata\.plugins\org.eclipse.wst.server.core\tmp0\wtpwebapps\swytchboard\WEB-INF\lib\servlet-api-2.5.jar) – jar not loaded. See Servlet Spec 2.3, section 9.7.2. Offending class: javax/servlet/Servlet.class
    17 Sep, 2013 2:59:38 PM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext listenerStart
    SEVERE: Error configuring application listener of class org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoaderListener
    java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoaderListener
    at org.apache.catalina.loader.WebappClassLoader.loadClass(WebappClassLoader.java:1714)
    at org.apache.catalina.loader.WebappClassLoader.loadClass(WebappClassLoader.java:1559)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.DefaultInstanceManager.loadClass(DefaultInstanceManager.java:532)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.DefaultInstanceManager.loadClassMaybePrivileged(DefaultInstanceManager.java:514)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.DefaultInstanceManager.newInstance(DefaultInstanceManager.java:133)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.listenerStart(StandardContext.java:4727)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.startInternal(StandardContext.java:5285)
    at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:150)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase$StartChild.call(ContainerBase.java:1559)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase$StartChild.call(ContainerBase.java:1549)
    at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask$Sync.innerRun(Unknown Source)
    at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.run(Unknown Source)
    at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.runTask(Unknown Source)
    at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(Unknown Source)
    at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source)
    17 Sep, 2013 2:59:38 PM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext listenerStart
    SEVERE: Error configuring application listener of class com.sun.xml.ws.transport.http.servlet.WSServletContextListener
    java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: com.sun.xml.ws.transport.http.servlet.WSServletContextListener
    at org.apache.catalina.loader.WebappClassLoader.loadClass(WebappClassLoader.java:1714)
    at org.apache.catalina.loader.WebappClassLoader.loadClass(WebappClassLoader.java:1559)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.DefaultInstanceManager.loadClass(DefaultInstanceManager.java:532)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.DefaultInstanceManager.loadClassMaybePrivileged(DefaultInstanceManager.java:514)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.DefaultInstanceManager.newInstance(DefaultInstanceManager.java:133)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.listenerStart(StandardContext.java:4727)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.startInternal(StandardContext.java:5285)
    at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:150)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase$StartChild.call(ContainerBase.java:1559)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase$StartChild.call(ContainerBase.java:1549)
    at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask$Sync.innerRun(Unknown Source)
    at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.run(Unknown Source)
    at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.runTask(Unknown Source)
    at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(Unknown Source)
    at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source)
    17 Sep, 2013 2:59:38 PM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext listenerStart
    SEVERE: Skipped installing application listeners due to previous error(s)
    17 Sep, 2013 2:59:38 PM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext startInternal
    SEVERE: Error listenerStart
    17 Sep, 2013 2:59:41 PM org.apache.catalina.util.SessionIdGenerator createSecureRandom
    INFO: Creation of SecureRandom instance for session ID generation using [SHA1PRNG] took [2,329] milliseconds.
    17 Sep, 2013 2:59:41 PM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext startInternal
    SEVERE: Context [] startup failed due to previous errors
    17 Sep, 2013 2:59:41 PM org.apache.coyote.AbstractProtocol start
    INFO: Starting ProtocolHandler [“http-bio-8080″]
    17 Sep, 2013 2:59:41 PM org.apache.coyote.AbstractProtocol start
    INFO: Starting ProtocolHandler [“ajp-bio-8009″]
    17 Sep, 2013 2:59:41 PM org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina start
    INFO: Server startup in 3822 ms

  • JavaWorld

    Hi
    I have added spring-web-3.0.3.jar, but now I am getting error :

    SEVERE: Error configuring application listener of class org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoaderListener
    java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: org/springframework/context/ApplicationContextException
    at java.lang.Class.getDeclaredConstructors0(Native Method)
    at java.lang.Class.privateGetDeclaredConstructors(Class.java:2483)
    at java.lang.Class.getConstructor0(Class.java:2793)
    at java.lang.Class.newInstance(Class.java:345)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.DefaultInstanceManager.newInstance(DefaultInstanceManager.java:127)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.listenerStart(StandardContext.java:4660)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext$1.call(StandardContext.java:5226)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext$1.call(StandardContext.java:5221)
    at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask$Sync.innerRun(FutureTask.java:334)
    at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.run(FutureTask.java:166)
    at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:1145)
    at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:615)
    at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:724)
    Caused by: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: org.springframework.context.ApplicationContextException

  • shiv

    Exception in thread “main” org.springframework.beans.factory.BeanCreationException: Error creating bean with name ‘step1′: Instantiation of bean failed; nested exception is java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: org/springframework/retry/policy/RetryContextCache

    i am getting this error while runing test class using . main method ..

  • matt1616

    struggled with this all day … turns out that i was missing the spring-context-support jar.
    i added it into my pom and everything is working now.
    thanks

    org.springframework
    spring-context-support
    ${org.springframework-version}

    error log:

    com.ibm.ws.webcontainer.annotation.WASAnnotationHelper collectClasses unable to instantiate class
    java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoaderListener
    SRVE0293E: [Servlet Error]-[Failed to load listener: org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoaderListener]:
    java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: class java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoaderListener
    loadLifecycleListeners SRVE0279E: Error occured while processing global listeners for the application {0}: {1}
    java.lang.NullPointerException
    at com.ibm.ws.webcontainer.annotation.WASAnnotationHelper.inject(WASAnnotationHelper.java:266)

    • http://test John

      That worked very well for me! Thank you so much!

    • Wojtek

      Helped in my case, too! Thank you!

  • http://mfandrade.wordpress.com Marcelo F Andrade

    I’m not using Eclipse but a CLI Maven project. Spring version is 3.1.4.RELEASE. So, I tried to copy the proper spring-web and its dependencies to JBoss lib without a success.
    Do you have any suggestion about this scenario? Regards.

  • http://easyplanner.cu.cc easyplanner.cu.cc

    After a long search this is what solved it for me:

    go to project properties -> Deployment Assembley, click Add… , select Java Build Path Entries and add the Maven Dependencies to the Web Deployment Assembly.

    In the properties/Web Deployment Assembly screen it should show up as:
    Source – Deploy Path
    Maven Dependencies – WEB-INF/lib

    • Salim.s

      THx A lot!!!!

    • Marina

      Very thanks!!! you save me

    • Venkat

      yes must do this thank for remembering. some times it automatically add mavendependecies if not we have to add
      thank u

  • Mohit Khanna

    I have tried adding servlet-api.jar but then i am getting the below error:

    SEVERE: Error configuring application listener of class org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoaderListener
    java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError
    at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance0(Native Method)
    at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(Unknown Source)
    at sun.reflect.DelegatingConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(Unknown Source)
    at java.lang.reflect.Constructor.newInstance(Unknown Source)
    at java.lang.Class.newInstance0(Unknown Source)
    at java.lang.Class.newInstance(Unknown Source)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.listenerStart(StandardContext.java:3787)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.start(StandardContext.java:4342)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1045)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.start(StandardHost.java:719)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1045)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngine.start(StandardEngine.java:443)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardService.start(StandardService.java:516)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardServer.start(StandardServer.java:710)
    at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.start(Catalina.java:578)
    at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
    at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
    at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
    at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
    at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.start(Bootstrap.java:288)
    at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.main(Bootstrap.java:413)
    Caused by: org.apache.commons.logging.LogConfigurationException: org.apache.commons.logging.LogConfigurationException: java.lang.NullPointerException (Caused by java.lang.NullPointerException) (Caused by org.apache.commons.logging.LogConfigurationException: java.lang.NullPointerException (Caused by java.lang.NullPointerException))
    at org.apache.commons.logging.impl.LogFactoryImpl.newInstance(LogFactoryImpl.java:543)
    at org.apache.commons.logging.impl.LogFactoryImpl.getInstance(LogFactoryImpl.java:235)
    at org.apache.commons.logging.impl.LogFactoryImpl.getInstance(LogFactoryImpl.java:209)
    at org.apache.commons.logging.LogFactory.getLog(LogFactory.java:351)
    at org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoader.(ContextLoader.java:144)
    … 21 more
    Caused by: org.apache.commons.logging.LogConfigurationException: java.lang.NullPointerException (Caused by java.lang.NullPointerException)
    at org.apache.commons.logging.impl.LogFactoryImpl.getLogConstructor(LogFactoryImpl.java:397)
    at org.apache.commons.logging.impl.LogFactoryImpl.newInstance(LogFactoryImpl.java:529)
    … 25 more
    Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
    at org.apache.commons.logging.impl.LogFactoryImpl.getLogConstructor(LogFactoryImpl.java:374)
    … 26 more

    Not able to recognize where i am doing wrong….

  • Pranav

    I have the same error:

    493 ERROR [ContainerBase] Error configuring application listener of class org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoaderListener
    java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: javax/servlet/ServletContextListener

    I use Eclipse Juno, JBoss 4.2

    I added the spring-2.5.6.jar as you mentioned above.

    Still the same error.

    • monica

      I too facing the same error.with the same configuration as you.If U find the solution plz intimate me

  • George

    This error can occur for a number of reasons for example you are running from eclipse Tomcat a spring 3.05 Release web application and java 1.X (ie 1.6)is set in Project build path (1.6), in project compiler (1.6) but not in maven!!! (maven works with default 1.5), so eclipse tries to bind your project with a default 1.5 old java and your project fails with org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoaderListen ..

    http://sosiouxme.wordpress.com/2012/05/21/470/

    You have to set the java version in maven as well:

    org.apache.maven.plugins
    maven-compiler-plugin
    2.1

    1.6
    1.6

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  • madhusdudan dutta

    hi,

    org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoaderListener

    org.springframework.web.context.request.RequestContextListener

    is not working in my jbossas 7server.. but it is not working.. please reply ASAP..

  • murkein

    I updated my sts from 2.5 to 2.9 and not working, always show this error. I did all what do you say but it is not working :(

  • http://mykong venugopal

    INF
    Iam facing this error while running the application Please help me!!
    O: Starting service Catalina
    Jul 12, 2012 5:37:04 PM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngine start
    INFO: Starting Servlet Engine: Apache Tomcat/6.0.18
    java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException
    at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
    at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
    at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
    at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
    at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.start(Bootstrap.java:288)
    at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.main(Bootstrap.java:413)
    Caused by: java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: javax/servlet/http/HttpServlet

    • manju

      add javax.servelet.jar file in library and run again….

  • Rizwan

    This is how I fixed this issue:

    Create a “lib” folder inside the “WEB-INF” folder and then copy all the spring jars and commons-logging jar (and any other dependency jar) in that newly created lib folder.

  • Mostafa

    Hello,

    I’m creating a sample spring application but even i’m not able to start the server using eclipse IDE. This is the error

    GRAVE: Erreur lors de la configuration de la classe d’écoute de l’application (application listener) org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoaderListener
    java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: javax/servlet/ServletContextListener
    at java.lang.ClassLoader.findBootstrapClass(Native Method)

    I have loaded all the jar as a user libraries. I have tried your Debugging environment but it’s showing same error.

    Please give your solution on this.

    Thanks in advance.

  • Mohamed rafiq

    Hi Yang,

    I’m creating a sample spring application but even i’m not able to start the server using eclipse IDE. This is the error
    ClassNotFoundException : org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoaderListener

    I have loaded all the jar as a user libraries. I have tried your Debugging environment but it’s showing same error.

    Please give ur suggestion/solution on this.

    Thanks in advance.

  • Sam

    I am getting same kind of error in RAD, websphere environment how to fix this, can you please help me ??

    com.ibm.ws.webcontainer.webapp.WebApp logError SRVE0293E: 
    [Servlet Error]-[Failed to load listener: org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoaderListener]: 
    java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: 
    class java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoaderListener
    
    • http://www.mkyong.com mkyong

      Make sure Spring jar is available in your WebSphere classpath.

      • Billy

        Hi mkyong,

        I run into similar problem, which is why I come to your blog now. You are very correct that the problem is deployment. Thanks a lot!

        BC

  • rguenther

    i resolved the problem with removing all libraries from WEB-INF/lib as they are already loaded by tomcat and included log4j properties in the projects build path. after importing one log4j.properties into the project the contextlistener runs proper.

  • sikinder

    Hi Yang,

    Thanks for such simple and wonderful articles.
    I am getting the same error using spring 3.1.0.
    As Spring.jar is not included in this version, please tell me how to fix the problem without using maven and ant.

    I have tried all the options mentioned here( adding libraries to tomcat folder).

    Thanks.
    Sikinder.

    • http://www.mkyong.com mkyong

      Maven or Ant is doing the same thing, copy spring.jar to your project classpath.

  • http://lucasterdev.altervista.org/wordpress Lucaster

    I got the same error, together with several others, during Tomcat startup with a Spring project deployed.

    But in my case, the errors were caused by the project facet “Java” being set to 1.5 instead of 1.6

  • http://www.mustafakurkcu.com mustafa

    I got an error like this.

    SEVERE: Error configuring application listener of class org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoaderListener

    java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoaderListener
    at org.apache.catalina.loader.WebappClassLoader.loadClass(WebappClassLoader.java:1645)

    You can find the solution of this error here
    http://www.mustafakurkcu.com/java/221-javaeemoduledependencies.html

  • Suhaas

    The error changes to:

    SEVERE: Error configuring application listener of class org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoaderListener
    java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: javax/servlet/ServletContextListener
    at java.lang.ClassLoader.findBootstrapClass(Native Method)
    at java.lang.ClassLoader.findBootstrapClass0(Unknown Source)
    at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(Unknown Source)
    at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(Unknown Source)
    ...
    Mar 16, 2011 12:14:23 PM org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina start
    INFO: Server startup in 220 ms
    • http://www.mkyong.com mkyong

      Tomcat, right? Your Tomcat can’t find this class

      java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: javax/servlet/ServletContextListener

      if not mistake, it should be “servlet-api.jar” in Tomcat, make sure it’s included in your Tomcat classpath.

  • Ravi

    Copy these 4 jars in tomcats lib dir

    com.springsource.org.apache.commons.digester-1.8.1.jar
    com.springsource.org.apache.commons.collections-3.2.1.jar
    com.springsource.org.apache.commons.beanutils-1.8.0.jar
    com.springsource.org.apache.commons.logging-1.1.1.jar

    • May Saghira

      Thanks a lot , i was facing this error from monday and i’ve tried many issus but without result, thank you so much

  • CRL

    Still doesn’t work for me, driving me nuts. WHY is it necessary to find the correct jar (whichever it may be) to enable Tomcat deployment properly??

    • http://www.mkyong.com mkyong

      patient, of course Tomcat need to find correct jar for deployment, do you have problem in production or IDE environment?

      • Marco

        Hi I have the same problem, I created a web project and trying to use Spring Dynamic Modules, I copied the needed library in the lib directory of my project. I am using Eclipse and I try to deploy the project in the tomcat directly from the IDE. The first error was: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoaderListener
        According to the comments in the thread I added the spring-web.jar and/or the web library of SPring DM to the tomcat library, and the error changed to: java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: javax/servlet/ServletContextListener but now I amnot able to remove the error neither adding servlet-api.jar nand with javax.servlet…..Can you please help me? Which are the libraries to add? I am using Spring DM 2.0.0.M1, Spring 3.0.0.RC1 e tomcat6 in STS eclipse environment.

        Marco

        • Chirag

          Hi,

          I am too facing the same problem. Did you found the solution for this?

  • enigma

    I don’t understand this. I created “Dynamic Project” in STS, I added all necessary dependiences (also spring-web 3.0.2.RELEASE) and in Maven Dependiences in my project org.springframework.web.context.ContextLoaderListener exists, so why I need configure in your way?

    • http://www.mkyong.com mkyong

      if you do not have this problem, then just ignore it :)

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  • Selvazhagan

    i configure the spring jar file after that also i get same class not found exeception

    • http://www.mkyong.com mkyong

      Make sure the jar is deployed into correct folder

      • lakshmanan

        sir i am lakshmanan.i am work to java platform.javac compile my coding it is not run it is show class not found or null pointer exception or class loader
        example for create image button and label and please send sql connect coding
        wait for your reply by lakshmanan

        • http://www.mkyong.com mkyong

          Show me your last caused by error message.

  • scunck

    tomcat is not recogized librarys in folder

    • Parag M

      Go To project properties – > Deployment Assembly Option and add Maven Dependencies from Java Build path entries.

      • Andrew Alain

        Thanks!!!.
        My Fix was: I manually added all the dependencies from Java Build Path Entries.

        the mvn eclipse:eclipse -Dwtpversion=2.0 worked for my first project but when i created again a new project then it won’t work anymore so i tried the above fix.

        Thanks!