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How to pick Classes from a package

Maki Jav
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Joined: May 09, 2002
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Hi,


I have a package ratio. I want to dynamically load All classes from that package that are sub class of RatioCalculation. All these classes are in that package. I don't want to hard code classes names.
Do I need to use Reflection API?

Thanks,

Maki Jav



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Maki Jav
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Joined: May 09, 2002
Posts: 435
I just found an api to do this

Reflections API

Example of picking classes in the package.





Hope it will help others too

Thanks,

Maki Jav
 
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