Wednesday, April 06, 2005

Excerpts from Tom Ball's Blog: Exceptional Debugging

A rather clever way of checking whether a class exists in the current class path:

public boolean classExists(String name) {
String resource = name.replace('.','/') + ".class";
return getClass().getClassLoader().getResource(resource) != null;
This was suggested by a use "brucechapman" in response to Tom Ball's latest blog entry - Exceptional Debugging

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