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Joined: 29 Apr 2011, 10:13

09 May 2011, 16:26


I am new to primefaces and I need some help.

I want to create a simple application with a database connection.
I use dataTable component to list things from a table.
I have this message: "No records found." when I run my project.
I use NetBeans 7, PrimeFaces 2.2.1, MySQL 5 and Tomcat 7.

I have this code:


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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" 
<html xmlns=""   
        <p:dataTable value="#{customerBean.getCustomerList()}" var="c">
                 	<f:facet name="header">
    				Customer ID
    			<h:outputText value="#{c.customerID}"/>
    			<f:facet name="header">
    			<h:outputText value="#{}"/>
    			<f:facet name="header">
    			<h:outputText value="#{c.address}"/>
    			<f:facet name="header">
    				Created Date
    			<h:outputText value="#{c.created_date}"/>

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package oribase;

import javax.faces.bean.ManagedBean;
import javax.faces.bean.RequestScoped;
import java.util.Date;

public class Customer {
    public long customerID;
    public String name;
    public String address;
    public Date created_date;

    public String getAddress() {
        return address;

    public void setAddress(String address) {
        this.address = address;

    public Date getCreated_date() {
        return created_date;

    public void setCreated_date(Date created_date) {
        this.created_date = created_date;

    public long getCustomerID() {
        return customerID;

    public void setCustomerID(long customerID) {
        this.customerID = customerID;

    public String getName() {
        return name;

    public void setName(String name) { = name;


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package oribase;

import java.sql.Connection;
import java.sql.PreparedStatement;
import java.sql.ResultSet;
import java.sql.SQLException;
import java.util.ArrayList;
import java.util.List;
import javax.annotation.Resource;
import javax.faces.bean.ManagedBean;
import javax.faces.bean.SessionScoped;
import javax.sql.DataSource;

public class CustomerBean implements Serializable{
        //resource injection
	private DataSource ds;
        //connect to DB and get customer list
	public List<Customer> getCustomerList() throws SQLException{
		throw new SQLException("Can't get data source");
                //get database connection
		Connection con = ds.getConnection();
		throw new SQLException("Can't get database connection");
 		PreparedStatement ps = con.prepareStatement("select customer_id, name, address, created_date from customer"); 
                //get customer data from database
		ResultSet result =  ps.executeQuery();
 		List<Customer> list = new ArrayList<Customer>();
			Customer cust = new Customer();
                        //store all data into a List
 		return list;
Can anyone tell me where my code is wrong and why I get this message?

Posts: 42
Joined: 08 Jan 2011, 14:20

10 May 2011, 14:31

Try to make your list private and make getters/setters for it. I think this is your issue.

First put some records in the list by hand and/or make sure your list is populated.

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Posts: 20
Joined: 04 Nov 2010, 13:16

10 May 2011, 15:01

Try changing this:

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<p:dataTable value="#{customerBean.getCustomerList()}" var="c">
with this:

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<p:dataTable value="#{customerBean.customerList}" var="c">

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