Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: org/apache/commons/logging/LogFactory
As always the NoClassDefFoundError is caused due to classpath problems or missing jar files.
In this case, This is caused when the commons-logging-1.1.1.jar file is not in your path.
Follow these steps to solve this problem.
- Download the commons-logging-1.1.1.jar file or later version from the following url.
(download and extract the jar files in your computer)
- Add the commons-logging-1.1.1.jar file to your 'lib' folder in your project if you are using an IDE like netbeans or add it to your classpth if you are doing it manually
- Rebuild your project and run.