Kawita Kandpal wrote:
At present, I don't actually know how to compute a number in reverse, so I've got a date with Google.
Stephan van Hulst wrote:
Tyson Lindner wrote:In programming parsing is more the creating of something based on something else.
Not just something else. Parsing refers specifically to creating an instance of some type out of textual data.
Text means nothing if you don't attach meaning to it. Parsing attaches meaning to textual data.
Ahmad Auada wrote:I searched for this on google, most answers tend to say this :
Parsing means reading text and deciding what the different parts of it mean. In the case of methods like Integer#parseInt(String) it needs to work out what the whole of the text means.
Knute Snortum wrote:I'm not sure this is the best advice for a beginner. They should learn to build and use classes as much as possible for all but the simplest programs (three or four lines). Classes are much easier to debug and maintain and once you get the hang of it, and I think they are easier to program with too.