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Java Java Data Structures Organizing Data Splitting Strings

pratham daswani
pratham daswani
979 Points

Expected 11 words , but received 12

what is the problem with this code ?

com/example/BlogPost.java
package com.example;

import java.util.Date;

public class BlogPost {
  private String mAuthor;
  private String mTitle;
  private String mBody;
  private String mCategory;
  private Date mCreationDate;

  public BlogPost(String author, String title, String body, String category, Date creationDate) {
    mAuthor = author;
    mTitle = title;
    mBody = body;
    mCategory = category;
    mCreationDate = creationDate;
  }

  public String getAuthor() {
    return mAuthor;
  }
   public String[] getWords()
  {
    String[] answer = mBody.split("[\\s+]");
    return answer;
  }

  public String getTitle() {
    return mTitle;
  }

  public String getBody() {
    return mBody;
  }

  public String getCategory() {
    return mCategory;
  }

  public Date getCreationDate() {
    return mCreationDate;
  }
}

1 Answer

Simon Coates
Simon Coates
28,692 Points

Doesn't like your regex. I don't understand regex, but the following seems to work.

public String[] getWords()
  {
    return mBody.split("\\s+");
    //return answer;
  }
Seth Kroger
Seth Kroger
56,403 Points

[]'s means match one of these characters. "[\s+]" would mean "match a (single) whitespace or plus sign" while "\s+" means "match one or more whitespace".