File APIs for Java Developers
Manipulate DOC, XLS, PPT, PDF and many others from your application.
http://aspose.com/file-tools
Win a copy of Soft Skills: The software developer's life manual this week in the Jobs Discussion forum!
  • Post Reply
  • Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic

PARSING

 
sudhakar venkat
Greenhorn
Posts: 8
  • 0
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
can anybody explain me the parsing.
 
Jesper de Jong
Java Cowboy
Saloon Keeper
Pie
Posts: 15150
31
Android IntelliJ IDE Java Scala Spring
  • 0
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
"Parsing" means converting from text to some other data format, for example converting a string "2008-04-28" to a Date object, or a string "2356" to an int.

The opposite of parsing is formatting: converting from some data type to text.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
  • Post Reply
  • Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic