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Charset name() method in Java with Examples

  • Last Updated : 28 Mar, 2019

The name() method is a built-in method of the java.nio.charset returns the charset’s canonical name.

Syntax:

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public final String name()

Parameters: The function does not accepts any parameter.

Return Value: The function returns the charset’s canonical name.



Below is the implementation of the above function:

Program 1:




// Java program to demonstrate
// the above function
  
import java.nio.charset.Charset;
import java.nio.charset.CharsetDecoder;
import java.nio.charset.CharsetEncoder;
  
public class GFG {
  
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // Gets charset
        Charset Charset1 = Charset.forName("UTF8");
  
        // Prints it
        System.out.println(Charset1.name());
    }
}
Output:
UTF-8

Program 2:




// Java program to demonstrate
// the above function
  
import java.nio.charset.Charset;
import java.nio.charset.CharsetDecoder;
import java.nio.charset.CharsetEncoder;
  
public class GFG {
  
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // Gets charset
        Charset Charset1 = Charset.forName("UTF16");
  
        // Prints it
        System.out.println(Charset1.name());
    }
}
Output:
UTF-16

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/9/docs/api/java/nio/charset/Charset.html#name–




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