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how to open .ear file

subbareddy nallamala
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Joined: Mar 08, 2006
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i have .ear(enterprise archive file with me)
it has java code , how to i view that code
can any body pls tell
Rob Spoor
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Just like JAR and WAR, EAR is basically a special type of ZIP file. You could use a program like Winzip, Tugzip, 7-Zip or even Windows XP's internal ZIP client.


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Jesper de Jong
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Or you can use the JAR tool included with the Java SDK to unpack it:

jar xvf myearfile.ear


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