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How to use dollar sign in velocity

                         

This Example shows you how to use dollar sign in velocity.
The method used in this example are described below:-
1:- Initialize velocity run time engine through method  init().
2:- Create object of VelocityContext Class.
3:- Create Template class object, Template class object is used for controlling template methods and properties.

template.merge(context, writer): Merge method of the Template class is used here for merging the VelocityContext class object to produce the output.Template  class object is used for controlling template methods and properties.

#set($sign ="+"): This is a statement named 'set', generally begins with # character. Here we have assign the sign with character $.

 

 

  UseDollarSign.java:

import java.io.*;

import org.apache.velocity.*;
import org.apache.velocity.app.*;
import org.apache.velocity.tools.generic.RenderTool;

public class UseDollarSign {

  public static void main(String[] argsthrows Exception {
        Velocity.init();
        Template t = Velocity.getTemplate("./src/UseDollar.vm");

        VelocityContext context = new VelocityContext();
        
        Writer writer = new StringWriter();
        t.merge(context, writer);

        System.out.println(writer);
  }
}

UseDollarSign.vm:
#set($sign ="+")

sign = '$sign'

Output:
sign = '+'

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