Read Property File in JAVA JAR File:

Did you ever came in a situation, where you exported a java project as a jar file and you got a filenotfound exception ? If yes, then this is not a problem with your code but it is a mechanism in which the normal file reading operation do not work in the java. Alternatively, we should use the below snippet of reading the property file, when you generate a JAR File.

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Properties props = new Properties();

URL url = ClassLoader.getSystemResource("property file path");

if(url!=null)

props.load(url.openStream());

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The code above will help you reading a property file in a JAR File.




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