Why is string parsing and formatting so important to industry in the real world?

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Please complete Chapter 3, Section 3.16 “Programming Activity 2: Using Predefined Classes” from the textbook. Once you have completed it, please answer the following questions:

1) Why is string parsing and formatting so important to industry in the real world?

2) What predefined classes did we use for this activity?

3) What advice or code can you provide to help other students with this activity?

4) How many tests are needed to ensure that this code works properly?

Task 1: Create a new discussion topic on or before the due date in the Course Syllabus -> Course Schedule by clicking the ‘**REPLY HERE**’ post below. In your reply, you will post your response to the main topic. Your response should be a minimum of 150 words. Going over the minimum word length requirement is acceptable; however, I am not looking for 500+ words!