[SOLVED] java.lang.NoSuchMethodError: org.springframework.util.ClassUtils.forName(Ljava/lang/String;)Ljava/lang/Class;

Error added: 2014-06-24T20:06:15Z

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Answer 2222 (66.666664% helpful)

For me, it was because I was using DWR with the Spring Annotations.

When I removed that, it cleared this error.

Answer 2234 (50.0% helpful)

This error occurs when you're using a jar file that was built against Spring 3.2 or earlier, but now you're forcing it to run against Spring 4.x.  In the Spring 4.x release they removed the long-deprecated method ClassUtils.forName(String), suggesting that you should instead call ClassUtils.forName(String,ClassLoader).

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