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Find and replace all occurrences of the string


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//package org.kaleidofoundry.core.util;

import java.util.Arrays;
import java.util.LinkedList;
import java.util.List;
import java.util.StringTokenizer;

 * String Helper static method
 * @author Jerome RADUGET
public abstract class StringHelper {
      * Find and replace all occurrences of the string <br/>
      * <pre>
      * <b>Assertions :</b>
      * assertNull(StringHelper.replaceAll(null, null, null));
      * assertNull(StringHelper.replaceAll(null, &quot;a&quot;, &quot;b&quot;));
      * assertEquals(&quot;anullc&quot;, StringHelper.replaceAll(&quot;abc&quot;, &quot;b&quot;, null));
      * assertEquals(&quot;&quot;, StringHelper.replaceAll(&quot;&quot;, &quot;&quot;, &quot;&quot;));
      * assertEquals(&quot;foo&quot;, StringHelper.replaceAll(&quot;a&quot;, &quot;a&quot;, &quot;foo&quot;));
      * assertEquals(&quot;.foo&quot;, StringHelper.replaceAll(&quot;.a&quot;, &quot;a&quot;, &quot;foo&quot;));
      * assertEquals(&quot;foo.&quot;, StringHelper.replaceAll(&quot;a.&quot;, &quot;a&quot;, &quot;foo&quot;));
      * assertEquals(&quot;;, StringHelper.replaceAll(&quot;..a...a..a&quot;, &quot;a&quot;, &quot;foo&quot;));
      * assertEquals(&quot;;, StringHelper.replaceAll(&quot;ab...ab..ab.&quot;, &quot;ab&quot;, &quot;foo&quot;));
      * </pre>
      * @param source source string
      * @param findToken string to search for
      * @param replaceToken string to replace found tokens with
      * @return the modified string
     public static String replaceAll(String source, final String findToken, final String replaceToken) {
    if (source == null) { return null; }
    StringBuilder sb = null;
    int pos;
    do {
       if ((pos = source.indexOf(findToken)) < 0) {
       if (sb == null) {
      sb = new StringBuilder();
       if (pos > 0) {
      sb.append(source.substring(0, pos));
       source = source.substring(pos + findToken.length());
    } while (source.length() > 0);

    if (sb == null) {
       return source;
    } else {
       return sb.toString();


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