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Thread: Noob needs help!

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    Post Noob needs help!

    accepts two strings and returns the character index of the position
    where the second string begins in the first; returns -1 if the second string does not appear in the first.

    Examples:
    IN: mississippi ss OUT: 2
    IN: superlative zzl OUT: -1





    public class Test {
    	public static void main(String[] args) {
    		String s1 = "mississippi";
    		String s2 = "s";
    		System.out.print(findInStr(s1, s2));
    	}
    	public static int findInStr(String s1, String s2) {
    		char c =(char) s2; 
    		if( s1.substring(1, s1.length()-1) == c ) {
    			return s1.indexof(c);
    		}
    		else{
    			return -1;
    		}	
    	}
    }
    Last edited by Freaky Chris; November 2nd, 2011 at 06:04 AM.


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    Default Re: Noob needs help!

    Hi Kram,

    Could I please request you read the following.

    How to Help Yourself Get Help

    Then re-consider your questioning.

    Thanks,
    Chris
    chris[at]javaprogrammingforums[dot]com

    Prifysgol Bangor University, North Wales

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