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String Starts with any 

Ostermiller Java Utilities contain various components such as CSV parsing, Base64 Encoding, MD5 digest, String and Exec Helper classes. This requires the library ostermillerutils-1.08.01.jar to be in classpath. The following example shows using StringHelper.startsWithAny() API. It returns TRUE if the given string starts with any of the given terms.

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Author  :  Sudhakar KV
Email  :  [email protected]
package com.bethecoder.tutorials.ostermillerutils;


import com.Ostermiller.util.StringHelper;

public class StringStartsWithAnyTest {

   @param args
   @throws IOException 
  public static void main(String[] argsthrows IOException {

    String str = "be the coder";
    String [] terms = new String [] { "co""a""be" };
    System.out.println(StringHelper.startsWithAny(str, terms));
    terms = new String [] { "abc""a""xyz" };
    System.out.println(StringHelper.startsWithAny(str, terms));


It gives the following output,


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