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Tip: Converting a Code-Point into a String

See how to convert a code-point into a string.


To convert a code-point (Unicode surrogate pair) into a string, rely on the following code:

String str = "hello world";

int cp = str.codePointAt(some_position_in_str);
String ch = String.valueOf(Character.toChars(cp));


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Octavia Andreea Anghel is a senior PHP developer currently working as a primary trainer for programming teams that participate at national and international software-development contests. She consults on developing educational projects at a national level. She is a coauthor of the book "XML Technologies--XML in Java" (Albastra, ISBN 978-973-650-210-1), for which she wrote the XML portions. In addition to PHP and XML, she's interested in software architecture, web services, UML, and high-performance unit tests.
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