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The task is to send a search string to google api and it should display the list of matching search results.
The code mentioned is not working as the google API is deprecated.Please suggest a solution.
//Copyright (C) 2002, Google, Inc. 
import java.io.*;
import com.google.soap.search.GoogleSearch;
import com.google.soap.search.GoogleSearchFault;
import com.google.soap.search.GoogleSearchResult;

/**
 * The GoogleAPIDemo is a demonstration of using the Google Web APIs for
 * search and fetching pages from the cache.
 *
 * @see com.google.soap.search.GoogleSearch
 * @see com.google.soap.search.GoogleSearchResult
 */

public class GoogleAPIDemo {
 /** Demonstration program to call the Google Web APIs service.
   ** Usage:<br>
   **   <tt>java com.google.soap.search.GoogleAPIDemo [key] search Foo</tt><br>
   **   <tt>java com.google.soap.search.GoogleAPIDemo [key] cached http://www.google.com/</tt>
   **   <tt>java com.google.soap.search.GoogleAPIDemo [key] spell "britnay spars"</tt>
   **/
  public static void main(String[] args) {
    // Parse the command line
    /*if (args.length != 3) {
      printUsageAndExit();
    }*/
    String clientKey ="ABQIAAAAAWMbIopLMDa2odzrkqvrYxQFvBf5fu0PMVBF0-M462aG3BtQpRTfVI3jxVQqDynQuOLaaovN-sPBng";// args[0];
    String directive = "search"; //args[1];
    String directiveArg ="" ;//args[2];

    // Report the arguments received
    System.out.println("Parameters:"); 
    System.out.println("Client key = " + clientKey);
    System.out.println("Directive  = " + directive);
    System.out.println("Args       = " + directiveArg);

    // Create a Google Search object, set our authorization key
    GoogleSearch s = new GoogleSearch();
    s.setKey(clientKey);
    
    //reading input data from a file
    try {
    FileInputStream fstream = new FileInputStream("list.txt");
    // Get the object of DataInputStream
    DataInputStream in = new DataInputStream(fstream);
        BufferedReader br = new BufferedReader(new InputStreamReader(in));
    String strLine;
    //Read File Line By Line
    while ((strLine = br.readLine()) != null)  
    {
      // Print the content on the console
      System.out.println (strLine);
      // Depending on user input, do search or cache query, then print out result
        if (directive.equalsIgnoreCase("search"))
        {
        s.setQueryString(directiveArg);
         s.setQueryString(strLine);
         String temp =strLine;
         s.setSoapServiceURL("http://maps.google.com");
    	 //s.setProxyHost("");
         //s.setProxyHost("");
         //s.setProxyPort(8080);
    	 s.setSafeSearch(true);
    	 //s.setProxyUserName("");
    	 //s.setProxyPassword("");
    	  s.setMaxResults(5);
    	  System.out.println("Starting search engine....");
    	  
    	  //s.setLanguageRestricts("English");
    	 s.setSoapServiceURL("http://maps.google.com");
       	 System.out.println(s.doSpellingSuggestion(strLine));
       	 System.out.println("B4 search results");
    	  GoogleSearchResult  r = s.doSearch();
    	  System.out.println("after search results");
        System.out.println("Google Search Results:");
        System.out.println("======================");
        System.out.println(r.toString());
      } 
        else if (directive.equalsIgnoreCase("cached"))
      {
        System.out.println("Cached page:");
        System.out.println("============");
        byte [] cachedBytes = s.doGetCachedPage(strLine);
        // Note - this conversion to String should be done with reference
        // to the encoding of the cached page, but we don't do that here.
        String cachedString = new String(cachedBytes);
        System.out.println(cachedString);
      } 
      else if (directive.equalsIgnoreCase("spell"))
      {
        System.out.println("Spelling suggestion:");
        String suggestion = s.doSpellingSuggestion(strLine);
        System.out.println(suggestion);
      } 
      else {
        printUsageAndExit();
           }
    }
    //Close the input stream
      in.close();
    } 
      catch (GoogleSearchFault f) {
      System.out.println("The call to the Google Web APIs failed:");
      System.out.println(f.toString());
    }
      catch (Exception e){//Catch exception if any
          System.err.println("Error: " + e.getMessage());
        }
  }

  private static void printUsageAndExit() {
    System.err.println("Usage: java " + 
                       GoogleAPIDemo.class.getName() +
                       " <client-key>" +
                       " (search <query> | cached <url> | spell <phrase>)");
    System.exit(1);
  }
}

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