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Java String startsWith Example

  1. /*
  2.   String startsWith Example
  3.   This example shows how to check if a particular string is starting with
  4.   a specified word.
  5. */
  6.  
  7. public class StringStartsWithExample {
  8.  
  9.   public static void main(String[] args) {
  10.    
  11.     //declare the original String
  12.     String strOrig = "Hello World";
  13.    
  14.     /*
  15.     check whether String starts with Hello or not.
  16.     Use startsWith method of the String class to check the same.
  17.     startsWith() method returns true if a string is starting with a given word
  18.     otherwise it returns false
  19.     */
  20.     if(strOrig.startsWith("Hello")){
  21.       System.out.println("String starts with Hello");
  22.     }else{
  23.       System.out.println("String does not start with Hello");
  24.     }
  25.      
  26.   }
  27. }
  28.  
  29. /*
  30. Output of the program would be :
  31. String starts with Hello
  32. */