Searching a class in jar files
January 12, 2012 Leave a comment
OK, you need to import a class named “Logger” and you know that it can be found in ones of these 15752 jar files that you have on your hard drive… but which one ?
There are lots of IDE plugins, or even standalone utilities that can help you find the jar that you need, but nothing is faster than using Agent Ransack.
This is the most rapid search software I’ve ever seen. To search for classes in jar files, simple enter “*.jar” as the file name and your class name in the “containing text” field: