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Method and Apparatus for Dynamic Inclusion of Profiling Functionality's in Java Classes Disclosure Number: IPCOM000024639D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Apr-02
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-02

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This article describes a method and apparatus for dynamically enabling profiling capabilities in Java classes by inserting byte code during class loading. More specifically, we describe the classloading infrastructure that is already available in IBM WebSphere Application Server and show how we have leveraged it to provide the ability to include profiling functionalities in the Java classes that are being loaded at run-time.