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Get Initials 

Apache Commons Lang 3.0 is a java library with lot of utilities and reusable components. This requires the library commons-lang3-3.0.1.jar to be in classpath. The following example shows using WordUtils.initials() API which extracts the first letter from each word in the given string.

File Name  :  
com/bethecoder/tutorials/commons_lang/tests/gen/InitialsTest.java 
Author  :  Sudhakar KV
Email  :  kvenkatasudhakar@gmail.com
   
package com.bethecoder.tutorials.commons_lang.tests.gen;

import org.apache.commons.lang3.text.WordUtils;

public class InitialsTest {

  /**
   @param args
   */
  public static void main(String[] args) {
         
    System.out.println(WordUtils.initials(null));
    System.out.println(WordUtils.initials(""));
    System.out.println(WordUtils.initials("be the coder"));
    System.out.println(WordUtils.initials("Indian Administrative Service"));
    System.out.println(WordUtils.initials("Indian Police Service"));
  }

}
   

It gives the following output,
null

btc
IAS
IPS


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