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Thread: Ruby like string interpolation in Java

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    Default Ruby like string interpolation in Java

    Hi,

    I am trying to find out if there is any ruby like string interpolation in java...for example :
    ("where is {$color} coffee {$object},"brown","mug") would give me "where is brown coffee mug"

    I have never really worked on ruby myself, but I have heard that its interpolation method makes life really easy when generating dynamic strings or generating queries for a database dynamically.

    Thanks!


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    Default Re: Ruby like string interpolation in Java

    Look at the String class's format() method. It will do String substitutions

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    Default Re: Ruby like string interpolation in Java

    In addition to what Norm said, check out the printf() method: PrintStream (Java Platform SE 6)
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    Default Re: Ruby like string interpolation in Java

    I suspect the MessageFormat class is as close as you're likely to get.

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