This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
I am just thinking about file system access from my servlet. Is it better to load my deplyoed properties files via the classloader or via a File object? Are there any reasons, i.e. security, that are related to this issue? What is the specification saying about this issue?