java.util.regex.PatternSyntaxException: Unmatched closing ‘)’ solution


If you encountered the following exception during run time;

java.util.regex.PatternSyntaxException: Unmatched closing ‘)’
Change your code such as the following for the parenthesis

String replaced = string.replaceFirst(“)“, “replaced”);  –> run time exception
String replaced = string.replaceFirst(“\\)“, “replaced”); –> correct usage

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