This week's book giveaway is in the OCPJP forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA/OCP Java SE 7 Programmer I & II Study Guide and have Kathy Sierra & Bert Bates on-line! See this thread for details.
I created a jar (myjar.jar) file that I placed in the lib directory of my webapp. The jar file I created needs to read from a properties file that is in a different directory. When I try to specify the path to this properties file I am getting an exception.