Can we load properties file at runtime with out build / deployment required?
Posted on 2013-06-19
I have a requirement, i.e usually all the labels / error messages we will get it from .properties file, so if you want to change the error message , The developer needs to change and he needs to prepare the war and must be deployed in the server to reflect the changes.
but i need to give this provision(changing the error message) to the customer, so i decided to store this .properties file in the DB, and customer can modify and he can upload it into the DB(we will provide screen for that), So whenever we log in to application we will get updated .properties file from DB.
Here my question is i will provide a screen to upload this .properties in to DB, once it is uploaded , how will it be reflected with out taking build / deployment? i can retrieve from DB and store it in a specified position, but how can i tell to my application to pick the latest one.
Kindly do needful..
Kindly provide any other solution also to fulfill my above requirement....
Thanks in advance