Splits a string around matches of the given delimiter character. : String Split « Data Type « Java Tutorial

import java.util.StringTokenizer;


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public class Main {

   * Splits a string around matches of the given delimiter character.
   * Where applicable, this method can be used as a substitute for
   * <code>String.split(String regex)</code>, which is not available
   * on a JSR169/Java ME platform.
   * @param str the string to be split
   * @param delim the delimiter
   * @throws NullPointerException if str is null
  static public String[] split(String str, char delim)
      if (str == null) {
          throw new NullPointerException("str can't be null");

      // Note the javadoc on StringTokenizer:
      //     StringTokenizer is a legacy class that is retained for
      //     compatibility reasons although its use is discouraged in
      //     new code.
      // In other words, if StringTokenizer is ever removed from the JDK,
      // we need to have a look at String.split() (or java.util.regex)
      // if it is supported on a JSR169/Java ME platform by then.
      StringTokenizer st = new StringTokenizer(str, String.valueOf(delim));
      int n = st.countTokens();
      String[] s = new String[n];
      for (int i = 0; i < n; i++) {
          s[i] = st.nextToken();
      return s;


2.32.String Split
2.32.1.Split string
2.32.2.Split a String
2.32.3.Using split() with a space can be a problem
2.32.4." ".split(" ") generates a NullPointerException
2.32.5.String.split() is based on regular expression
2.32.6.String split on multicharacter delimiter
2.32.7.Split by dot
2.32.8.Split up a string into multiple strings based on a delimiter
2.32.9.Splits a string around matches of the given delimiter character.
2.32.10.Splits the provided text into an array, separator string specified. Returns a maximum of max substrings.
2.32.11.Splits the provided text into an array, using whitespace as the separator, preserving all tokens, including empty tokens created by adjacent separators.