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Spring in Web Application - How can I get the application context from a Java class

 
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Hello, I am still a bit new to Spring but I am hoping someone can clear this up for me.

I am running a web application with Spring and I can get the application context from a servlet no problem using:

However I would like to also get the context on the business side (Model) without depending on servlets.

In my web/xml I have:

I also have


Any help is very welcome, thanks

Regards,
 
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Hello Bart,

Since you already have the context, would you have a problem in caching the "context path" value in a variable or some form of a constant/hash-map and access that in your beans or business service layer. I don't think that did be difficult if you are not changing that variable/path - which in spring MVC/servlets - you will never need to!
On the other hand is there a trouble that I am not seeing in as to why you cannot cache the context path in a "String" and access it later where-ever you need?
Other things you can do is have a bean conveniently encapsulate the ApplicationContext and pass it down your call heirarchy into the business layer as a parameter.

Regards,
 
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Thanks, I took the latter approach and it worked out fine.

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