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Java String codePointAt() Method

❮ String Methods


Return the Unicode of the first character in a string (the Unicode value of "H" is 72):

String myStr = "Hello";
int result = myStr.codePointAt(0);

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Definition and Usage

The codePointAt() method returns the Unicode value of the character at the specified index in a string.

The index of the first character is 0, the second character is 1, and so on.


public int codePointAt(int index)

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
index An int value, representing the index of the character to return

Technical Details

Returns: An int value, representing the Unicode value of the character at the index
Throws: IndexOutOfBoundsException - if index is negative or not less than the length of the specified string
Java Version: 1.5

❮ String Methods