At the moment I can't remember why I wrote this method to read a Java properties file and return it as a Map of key/value pairs ... but if for some reason you happen to need a Java method that reads a properties file and returns the contents as a Map, here's some free source code for you:
In an earlier Java Properties file example I showed how to load a Java Properties file and then access the elements in the Properties object, but for today, if you just need a method to read a Java Properties file, I hope the following source code will be helpful to you:
Java Properties file FAQ: Can you show me how to read a Java Properties file?
Here is a snippet of Java source code that shows how to read a Java Properties file named
Pizza.properties. It reads in two properties named