Java String charAt() Method

Java String charAt()

The charAt() method returns the character at the given index in a string.

The index number starts from 0 and goes to n-1, where n is length of the string.

Example

Java Compiler
public class myClass { public static void main(String[] args) { String str = "Apple"; System.out.print(str.charAt(0)); // A } }

Syntax

public char charAt(int index)

Parameter Values

ValueTypeExplanation
indexRequiredSpecifies an index number.

Return Value

ValueExplanation
CharacterReturns the character at the given index in a string.
ErrorReturns StringIndexOutOfBoundsException, if index number is negative or not less than the length of the given string.

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