Java program to reverse a string

This java program reverses a string entered by the user. We use charAt method to extract characters from the string and append them in reverse order to reverse the entered string.

Java programming code

import java.util.*;
 
class ReverseString
{
   public static void main(String args[])
   {
      String original, reverse = "";
      Scanner in = new Scanner(System.in);
 
      System.out.println("Enter a string to reverse");
      original = in.nextLine();
 
      int length = original.length();
 
      for ( int i = length - 1 ; i >= 0 ; i-- )
         reverse = reverse + original.charAt(i);
 
      System.out.println("Reverse of entered string is: "+reverse);
   }
}

Download Reverse string program class file.

Output of program:
reverse string

Reverse string using StringBuffer class

class InvertString
{
   public static void main(String args[])
   {
      StringBuffer a = new StringBuffer("Java programming is fun");
      System.out.println(a.reverse());
   }
}

StringBuffer class contains a method reverse which can be used to reverse or invert an object of this class.