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've got (hopefully!) a quick question around WAS 7 and shared libraries. I've not made use of shared libs before, so forgive me if my questions seem a little stupid!
I've got everything working from my development workspace and using an application with shared libraries pointing to JAR files. This is great, but it means I have to keep JAR-ing up my workspace to test out changes I make to the Java code.
Is it possible to use shared libraries but *not* use JARs? Previous to using shared libs I was using the ws.ext.dirs attribute on the server JVM to point to the root folder of various class paths, e.g.