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Removes any hypens ( - ) from the given string

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public class Utils {
   * Removes any hypens ( - ) from the given string.
   * When it removes a hypen, it converts next immidiate
   * character, if any,  to an Uppercase.(schema2beans convention)
   * @param string the input string
   * @return a <code>String</code> resulted after removing the hypens
  public String eleminateHypen(String string){
      if(!(string == null || string.length() <= 0)){
          int index = string.indexOf('-');
          while(index != -1){
              if(index == 0){
                  string = string.substring(1);
              } else {
                  if(index == (string.length() - 1)){
                      string = string.substring(0,string.length()-1);
                  } else {
                      string = string.substring(0,index) +
                          upperCaseFirstLetter(string.substring(index + 1));
              index = string.indexOf('-');
      return string;
   * Converts the first letter of the given string to Uppercase.
   * @param string the input string
   * @return the string with the Uppercase first letter
   public String upperCaseFirstLetter(String string)
       if(string == null || string.length() <= 0){
           return string;
       return string.substring(0, 1).toUpperCase() + string.substring(1);



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