Read columns from a file ...

Hello experts,

  I have a file:

  Name, gender, age, phone, address
  A,  F. 12, 123456, ABCDE
  B, M, 13, 111111, BCDEF

 What would be the best (fast way) to read the data in the file and
 then put (Name, address) in a Hashmap ?

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If your format will always remain the same, then you could use something like the following.  

import java.util.*;
public class meow {
  public static void main(String args[]) {
         BufferedReader br = new BufferedReader(new FileReader("meow00.txt"));
         HashMap map = new HashMap();
         String line = "this will hold current line";
         line = br.readLine(); // header not put
         while((line = br.readLine()) != null){
                                      String[] tokens = line.split(",");
        }catch(FileNotFoundException fnfe){System.out.println("fnfe");}
         catch(IOException ioe){System.out.println("ioe");}

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Maybe you should add this line as well  
catch(ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException e){System.out.println("problem with format");}
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