In this tutorial, we will show you how to read a file from a resources folder, in both Java and Unit Test environment. In simple, put files in a resources folder, and read the file with following code snippets :

Java
	ClassLoader classLoader = getClass().getClassLoader();
	File file = new File(classLoader.getResource("file/test.xml").getFile());

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