Understanding those evil app server ClassLoaders

by Dion Almaer

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When you first work with application servers, and have classes thrown here there and everywhere, you see those nasty ClassCastException's. It is important to put classes in the right places to get things working as you want them too, and this article tells you how some of the app servers work.