#163 confirmed
Erwan Loisant

Using custom tags in template loaded from String via TemplateLoader fails

Reported by Erwan Loisant | October 5th, 2010 @ 11:58 AM

Using custom tags in template loaded from String:

    String code = "#{notification/}";
    Template templatePlay = TemplateLoader.load("myTemplate", code);
    renderTemplate(templatePlay.name, renderArgs);

generates error:

@6243j13i5 Internal Server Error (500) for request GET /entities

Java exception (In /app/controllers/Application.java around line 67)
NullPointerException occured : null

play.exceptions.JavaExecutionException

    at play.mvc.ActionInvoker.invoke(ActionInvoker.java:229)
    at Invocation.HTTP Request(Play!)

Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException

    at play.templates.Template.cleanStackTrace(Template.java:313)
    at play.templates.Template.render(Template.java:247)
    at play.mvc.results.RenderTemplate.<init>(RenderTemplate.java:22)
    at play.mvc.Controller.renderTemplate(Controller.java:429)
    at controllers.Application.createEntities(Application.java:67)
    at play.utils.Java.invokeStatic(Java.java:129)
    at play.mvc.ActionInvoker.invoke(ActionInvoker.java:138)
    ... 1 more

When i use render() method with the same code placed in HTML file everything works fine.
It could be nice to have good error reporting when working with template from String. By now it's just nullpointer Exception for most problems, without any description.

Imported from Launchpad: https://bugs.launchpad.net/play/+bug/554762

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