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Java StringTokenizer return tokens as Objects example

  1. /*
  2.   Java StringTokenizer return tokens as Objects example
  3.   This example shows how to return tokens of java StringTokenizer as Objects
  4.   instead of String.
  5. */
  6.  
  7. import java.util.StringTokenizer;
  8.  
  9. public class StringTokenizerReturnTokensAsObjectsExample {
  10.  
  11.   public static void main(String[] args) {
  12.    
  13.     //create StringTokenizer object
  14.     StringTokenizer st = new StringTokenizer("Java StringTokenizer Example");
  15.    
  16.     /*
  17.      To return tokens as Objects use hasMoreElements() method of StringTokenizer
  18.      class which returns the same value as hasMoreTokens(), with nextElement()
  19.      method which returns the same value as nextToken() method except that the
  20.      return type of nextElement() method is Object and not a String.
  21.     */
  22.    
  23.     //iterate through tokens using hasMoreElements() method
  24.     while(st.hasMoreElements()){
  25.       System.out.println(st.nextElement());
  26.     }
  27.    
  28.   }
  29. }
  30.  
  31. /*
  32. Output Would be
  33. Java
  34. StringTokenizer
  35. Example
  36. */