As with Chapter 12, I suggest you skip this chapter and come back to it only if you find yourself needing file upload capabilities in your application.
Before proceeding, either the Apache Commons FileUpload jar ( http://commons.apache.org/fileupload/ ) or the COS jar ( www.servlets.com/cos/ ) are needed to perform a file upload in Stripes. Add either one of these to your application as a jar file. Stripes is smart enough to use whichever one is available.
In addition, you need to create a local directory to which you can upload your files (e.g., c:\myfileuploads ...