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Tmmet Johnson
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Joined: Nov 03, 2004
Posts: 56
Hi ,
I have many session beans.I have a properties file which has the app.
specific information.I am using the values from the properties file in all
my beans.
My question is "Is there any way to load the properties file only once,
that is, when the first ejb's method (Any ejb method can be invoked first.) gets invoked"?
I can put the code in ejbCreate() to load the properties file.
But, I don't want to repeat the same code in all ejb's ejbCreate()
methods .

I want to know whether a simple and better solution is there other than
the above.

Thanks in advance,
Annie Smith
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Joined: Mar 05, 2005
Posts: 172
One possible way could be to use a singleton class to load the properties file.



Cheers!<br /><b>Annie</b>
Annie Smith
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Joined: Mar 05, 2005
Posts: 172
Of course, I only typed that code on the fly. You will need to modify it to actually use it in a J2EE environment. I doubt if it is a good idea to use a singleton in J2EE environment.
 
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