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Thread: Problem creating text file using the using class.getResource()

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    Default Problem creating text file using the using class.getResource()

    Hi
    I'm having a problem with this code im creating a small application that just creates a txt file in my resource folder the problem is is I keep getting this exception
    Exception in thread "AWT-EventQueue-0" java.lang.NullPointerException

    Now I dont get this exception if I change my code to this but I actually want to run this app as a standalone so this code wouldnt be effiencent help would be grateful

    public void directoryFile()
    	{
    		path = Paths.get( "C:/Users/Genesis/Desktop/cv/My Applications/" +
    		                 	"Running Jar File Image Directory/Load Folders With Jar File 4/src/resources/jenny.txt" );
     
    	}


    package loadFileWithJarFile;
     
    import java.io.IOException;
    import java.net.URISyntaxException;
    import java.nio.file.Files;
    import java.nio.file.Path;
    import java.nio.file.Paths;
     
    import javax.swing.JFrame;
    import javax.swing.SwingUtilities;
     
    public class LoadFileWithJar extends JFrame 
    {
     
    	/**
    	 * 
    	 */
    	private static final long serialVersionUID = 1L;
     
    	private Path path;
     
    	public LoadFileWithJar() 
    	{
    		// TODO Auto-generated constructor stub
    		super();
    		setDefaultCloseOperation( JFrame.EXIT_ON_CLOSE );
     
    		makeTextFile();
     
    		setSize( 500, 500 );
    		setVisible( true );
    	}
     
    	public void directoryFile()
    	{
     
    		try 
    		{
    			path = Paths.get( LoadFileWithJar.class.getResource( "/resources/jeny.txt" ).toURI()  );
    		} 
    		catch (URISyntaxException e)
    		{
    			// TODO Auto-generated catch block
    			e.printStackTrace();
    		}			
    	}
     
    	public void makeTextFile() 
    	{
    		directoryFile();
     
    		try 
    		{
    			Files.createFile( path );
    		}
    		catch (IOException e) {
    			// TODO Auto-generated catch block
    			e.printStackTrace();
    		}
     
    	}
     
    	/**
    	 * @param args
    	 */
    	public static void main(String[] args) 
    	{
    		// TODO Auto-generated method stub
    		SwingUtilities.invokeLater( new Runnable() 
    		{
     
    			@Override
    			public void run() 
    			{
    				// TODO Auto-generated method stub
    				new LoadFileWithJar();				
    			}
     
    		});
     
    	}
     
    }
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