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Use of resources for loading dynamically referenced libraries

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000032460D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Nov-05
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Nov-05

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

An application can dynamically reference types or resources that are not contained in the libraries that are automatically loaded when the application is loaded. In a Java* environment these references would be resolved by searching the classpath. In the Microsoft .NET environment there is no equivalent to the Java classpath. This article describes a technique for the application loader to load required libraries prior to their use.