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How to brake or split a string with a delimiter in java?


Description:

Below example shows how to split or brake a string. The split() method splits the string based on the given regular expression or delimiter, and returns the tokens in the form of array. Below example shows splitting string with space, and second split is based on any kind of spaces, that includes tab, enter, line breaks, etc.


Code:
package com.myjava.string;

public class MyStrSplit {

    public static void main(String a[]){
    
        String str = "This program splits a string based on space";
        String[] tokens = str.split(" ");
        for(String s:tokens){
            System.out.println(s);
        }
		str = "This 	program  splits a string based on space";
		tokens = str.split("\\s+");
    }
}

Example Output

This
program
splits
a
string
based
on
space

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I'm Nataraja Gootooru, programmer by profession and passionate about technologies. All examples given here are as simple as possible to help beginners. The source code is compiled and tested in my dev environment.

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