Java Programming Question

Given 2 strings, a and b, return the number of the positions where they
contain the same length 2 substring. So "xxcaazz" and "xxbaaz" yields 3,
since the "xx", "aa" and "az" substring appear in the same place in

stringMatch("xxcaazz","xxbaaz") -> 3

stringMatch("abc", "abc") -> 2

stringMatch("abc", "axc") -> 0

public int stringMatch(String a, String b)
     write code???
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robdijoAuthor Commented:
I do not know where to start.  I have no code.
Break down the task into parts, starting with

a. obtain all length 2 substrings from the source string by iteration [and print them out]

(the part in brackets can be removed later)
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Is this your class assignment ?

Determine the minimum of two lengths,

Math.min(s0.length(), s1.length())

initiate the counter int count = 0;
start the loop from 0 to the index of minimumlength-3


if(s0.substring(curindex, currentindex+2).eqiuals(s1.substring(curentindex,curindex+2)))count++

when you exit the loop
your counter will have number of matches


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write the code in this sense - post it we will correct
>>write the code

No need - you did it for him. Homework done then...
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