Capitalize.java


Below is the syntax highlighted version of Capitalize.java from §3.1 Using Data Types.


/******************************************************************************
 *  Compilation:  javac Capitalize.java
 *  Execution:    java Capitalize < input.txt
 * 
 *  Read in a sequence of words from standard input and capitalize each
 *  one (make first letter uppercase; make rest lowercase).
 *
 *  % java Capitalize
 *  now is the time for all good 
 *  Now Is The Time For All Good 
 *  to be or not to be that is the question
 *  To Be Or Not To Be That Is The Question 
 *
 *  Remark: replace sequence of whitespace with a single space.
 *
 ******************************************************************************/

public class Capitalize {

    public static String capitalize(String s) {
        if (s.length() == 0) return s;
        return s.substring(0, 1).toUpperCase() + s.substring(1).toLowerCase();
    }

    public static void main(String[] args) {
        while (!StdIn.isEmpty()) {
            String line = StdIn.readLine();
            String[] words = line.split("\\s");
            for (String s : words) {
                StdOut.print(capitalize(s) + " ");
            }
            StdOut.println();
        }
    }

}


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