public class WordCountExample
public static void main(String args)
// We have the source text we'll do the search on.
String source = "From the download page, you can download the Java " +
"Tutorials for browsing offline. Or you can just download " +
// The word we want to count its occurrences
String word = "you";
// Using StringUtils.countMatches() method we can count the occurrences
// frequency of a word/letter in the giver source of string.
int wordFound = StringUtils.countMatches(source, word);
// Print how many we have found the word
System.out.println(wordFound + " occurrences of the word '" + word +
"' was found in the text.");
Here is the result of the code above.
2 occurrences of the word 'you' was found in the text.