Monthly Archives: August 2013

Apex Method of the Day – String myString.split(String regExp)

We can split a String into parts using a token, which in this case is a space: However, the following example, using “.” as a token will fail: System.AssertException: Assertion Failed: Expected: 3, Actual: 0 This is because the token … Continue reading

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Apex Method of the Day – String myString.repeat(numTimes)

public class TestUtility { static Integer s_num = 1; public static String getFakeId(Schema.SObjectType sot) { String result = String.valueOf(s_num++); return sot.getDescribe().getKeyPrefix() + ‘0’.repeat(12-result.length()) + result; } } Force.com Apex Code Developer’s Guide – String Methods

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