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prabhu kandanur
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Hi All
How to contert the string say 'hello how are you' to 'Hello How Are You'
(initial capitals) in java any source available
and where can i get the sample core java source code examples that is useful for application development.

prabhu
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Ray Stojonic
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Off the top of my head, I see 2 ways of handling this.
1- recursively break the string into its component words, the end condition for the recursion would be that there are no more spaces in the string. Then return an assemblage of capitalized words.
2- use the String.split method to produce an array of individual words, capitalize each one and reassemble.
There are, I'm sure, other ways of doing this.
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