- AWS Code Sample

DetectLanguage demonstrates how to detect the language of the text.

/** * Copyright, Inc. or its affiliates. All Rights Reserved. * * This file is licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"). * You may not use this file except in compliance with the License. A copy of * the License is located at * * * * This file is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR * CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the * specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License. */ package com.example.comprehend; import; import; import; import; import; import; import java.util.Iterator; import java.util.List; public class DetectLanguage { public static void main(String[] args) { // Specify French text - "It is raining today in Seattle" String text = "Il pleut aujourd'hui à Seattle"; Region region = Region.US_EAST_1; ComprehendClient comClient = ComprehendClient.builder() .region(region) .build(); System.out.println("Calling DetectDominantLanguage"); detectTheDominantLanguage(comClient, text); } public static void detectTheDominantLanguage(ComprehendClient comClient, String text){ try { DetectDominantLanguageRequest request = DetectDominantLanguageRequest.builder() .text(text) .build(); DetectDominantLanguageResponse resp = comClient.detectDominantLanguage(request); List<DominantLanguage> allLanList = resp.languages(); Iterator<DominantLanguage> lanIterator = allLanList.iterator(); while (lanIterator.hasNext()) { DominantLanguage lang =; System.out.println("Language is " + lang.languageCode()); } } catch (ComprehendException e) { System.err.println(e.awsErrorDetails().errorMessage()); System.exit(1); } } }

Sample Details

Service: Amazon Comprehend

Last tested: 6/3/2020

Author: scmacdon AWS

Type: full-example