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is a great library if you can't use Java 8
in your project. If you happen to be using version above 18.104.22.168
with your web service
and deploying to WebLogic 12c
(12.1) you will likely get java.lang.NoSuchMethodError
exceptions. This is how to fix it.
In my case I was getting an exception like this...
Strange I thought because I had joda-time-2.9.3.jar
in my WEB-INF/lib
It turns out that WebLogic
comes with an old version of Joda-Time
library, in my case it was the 22.214.171.124
version which I found at the following location...
The fix is easy, just force your web service to use the jar
file that you bundle inside the WEB-INF/lib
directory. To do this you need to set prefer-web-inf-classes
in the weblogic.xml
file. Below is an example.
After making this change and redeploying everything should work as expected.
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