Use Pattern class to match : Pattern « Regular Expressions « Java Tutorial

import java.util.regex.Matcher;
import java.util.regex.Pattern;

public class MainClass {
  public static void main(String args[]) {
    Pattern p = Pattern.compile("B(on)d");

    String candidateString = "My name is Bond. James Bond.";
    String matchHelper[] = { "               ^", "              ^", "                           ^",
        "                          ^" };
    Matcher matcher = p.matcher(candidateString);

    // find the end point of the second sub group (ond)
    int nextIndex = matcher.end(1);
    System.out.println(matchHelper[3] + nextIndex);


8.5.1.Use Pattern class to match
8.5.2.Pattern.compile method
8.5.3.Reuse Pattern Method
8.5.4.Control the pattern case
8.5.5.A simple pattern matching demo.
8.5.6.Use find() to find a subsequence.
8.5.7.Use find() to find multiple subsequences.
8.5.8.Use a quantifier.
8.5.9.Use wildcard and quantifier.
8.5.10.Use the ? quantifier.
8.5.11.Use a character class.
8.5.12.Split by number
8.5.13.Split by :