Java String length() Method in Java

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The length of a string is the number of characters that it contains. To obtain the length of a string, call the length( ) method, shown below:

Syntax

public int length()

Parameters

No Parameter

Specified by

length in interface CharSequence

Returns

Returns the number of characters present in the buffer.

Following example uses length() StringBuffer method to count the characters existing in the StringBuffer object.

Program

public class StringBufferMethodDemo
{
 public static void main(String args[])
 {
  StringBuffer sb1 = new StringBuffer();             // empty buffer (no characters)
  System.out.println("Number of characters in sb1 (empty buffer): " + sb1.length());

  StringBuffer sb2 = new StringBuffer("Hello");      // buffer with some data
  System.out.println("\nNumber of characters in sb2 (with data Hello): " + sb2.length());

  sb2.append("World");
  int newLength = sb2.length();
  System.out.println("Number of characters in sb2 after appending World: " + newLength);
 }
}

Output

Number of characters in sb1 (empty buffer): 0

Number of characters in sb2 (with data Hello): 5
Number of characters in sb2 after appending World: 10
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Program

public class StringBufferLength
{
 public static void main(String args[])
 {
   char chars[] = { 'a', 't', 'n' };
   String s = new String(chars);
   System.out.println(s.length());
 }
}

Output

3
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