This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
You access the files with the standard java.io package.
For help in converting from website-relative path to an actual location on disk, you can use the methods of ServletContext.
- getRealPath(String) - takes a website relative path, and returns you a real location on disk - getResourceAsStream(String) - takes a website relative path, and returns an input stream to that resource.