Retrieving the path of a running jar file

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I have a piece of code which runs within the JAR file. Now, I want to check in which file/ folder my JAR files are being executed.

How can I do this? Please guide.

May 25, 2018 in Java by 93.lynn
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Its quite simple. Try using the below code.

return new File(AbcClass.class.getProtectionDomain().getCodeSource().getLocation().toURI()).getPath();

Just replace the “AbcClass” with your own class name and execute it, to get the desired results. Hope this helps!!

answered May 25, 2018 by geek.erkami
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