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Don't know where to start

Max Bean
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Joined: Mar 09, 2006
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As a Java newbie, I always have problem on 'path' thing.

Please anybody tell me some books/articles to read on?

I want to know how the classloader seeks for file/class/resource so I can figure out how to make a right reference to that thing, to prevent FileNotFoundException or ClassNotFoundException.

Many thanks
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