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StringBuffer reverse() Method in Java with Examples
  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 06 Dec, 2018

The Java.lang.StringBuffer.reverse() is an inbuilt method which is used to reverse the characters in the StringBuffer. The method causes this character sequence to be replaced by the reverse of the sequence.
Syntax :

public StringBuffer reverse()

Parameters : The method does not take any parameter .

Return Value : The method returns the StringBuffer after reversing the characters.
Examples :

Input: StringBuffer = GeeksforGeeks
Output = !skeegrofskeeG

Input: StringBuffer = Hello World
Output = !dlroW olleH

Below programs illustrate the java.lang.StringBuffer.reverse() method:
Program 1:

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// Java praogram to illustrate the
// java.lang.StringBuffer.reverse()
import java.lang.*;
  
public class Test {
  
    public static void main(String args[])
    {
        StringBuffer sbf = new StringBuffer("Geeksforgeeks!");
        System.out.println("String buffer = " + sbf);
          
        // Here it reverses the string buffer
        sbf.reverse();
        System.out.println("String buffer after reversing = " + sbf);
    }
}

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Output:



String buffer = Geeksforgeeks!
String buffer after reversing = !skeegrofskeeG

Program 2:

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// Java praogram to illustrate the
// java.lang.StringBuffer.reverse()
import java.lang.*;
  
public class Test {
  
    public static void main(String args[])
    {
        StringBuffer sbf = new StringBuffer("1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10");
        System.out.println("String buffer  = " + sbf);
  
        // Here it reverses the string buffer
        sbf.reverse();
        System.out.println("String buffer after reversing = " + sbf);
    }
}

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Output:

String buffer  = 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
String buffer after reversing = 01 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

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