Java Escaping Characters

Some tools, tweaks, and tutorials. This one about simple escape sequences.
“Programming Escape Characters”

Here is the source code to demonstrate how to escape special characters with StringEscapeUtils class.

import org.apache.commons.lang.StringEscapeUtils;
 public class testEscapeHTML{

 public static void main(String args[]){
  String testStr = " \" &";
  System.out.println("Original : " + testStr);
  System.out.println("Escaped : " + StringEscapeUtils.escapeHtml(testStr));
 }
}

Result

Original :  " &
Escaped :  " &

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