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How to obtain MapXtreme Java 4.7.1 version information programmatically at runtime

There is a VersionInfo class in the MapXtreme Java API that you can use to get the version information.
The MapXtreme Java API documentation has examples of how to achieve this.
Environment Details
Version: 4.7.1, 4.82.70
 
UPDATED:  April 28, 2017