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Index of Any Character 

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 StringUtils.indexOfAny() API. It returns the first index of any matching search characters in the given string.

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Author  :  Sudhakar KV
Email  :  [email protected]
package com.bethecoder.tutorials.commons_lang.tests.strings;

import org.apache.commons.lang3.StringUtils;

public class IndexOfAnyTest {

   @param args
  public static void main(String[] args) {
    System.out.println(StringUtils.indexOfAny(null, 'a'));
    System.out.println(StringUtils.indexOfAny("be the coder"'b'));
    System.out.println(StringUtils.indexOfAny("be the coder"'t''e''r'));
    System.out.println(StringUtils.indexOfAny("be the coder""abc".toCharArray()));


It gives the following output,


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