File APIs for Java Developers
Manipulate DOC, XLS, PPT, PDF and many others from your application.
The moose likes Java in General and the fly likes Java Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login

Win a copy of Java Interview Guide this week in the Jobs Discussion forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Java » Java in General
Bookmark "Java" Watch "Java" New topic


saravana kumar
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jun 25, 2002
Posts: 72
can anybody tell about streamtokanizer briefly?
Younes Essouabni
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jan 13, 2002
Posts: 479
From the API
The StreamTokenizer class takes an input stream and parses it into "tokens", allowing the tokens to be read one at a time.
For example with String str="A string containing 5 tokens"
If you use StreamTokenizer you 'll get 5 tokens that you may use.
1st token is 'A'
2nd token is 'string'
3rd token is 'containing'
4th token is '5'
5th token is 'tokens'
I Hope it helps!

By constantly trying one ends up succeeding. Thus: the more one fails the more one has a chance to succeed.
Nigel Kat

Joined: Jun 25, 2002
Posts: 16
Alsdo check StringTokenizer,MUCH easier to use that the StreamTokenizer version if you can afford the stream to string read/write.
Roy Ben Ami
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jan 13, 2002
Posts: 732
also check the new split() method in the String class in the new JDK 1.4
much easier than the StringTokeniezier
I agree. Here's the link:
subject: Java
jQuery in Action, 3rd edition