Arduino equivalent to ReadString/ReadStringUntil?

That pretty much sums it there an Arduino equivalent of the Processing ReadString and ReadStringUntil functions? I know you can do it the long way with For loops, but with the code abstracted in Processing, it certainly is a little cleaner and more efficient on the writing end of it. Came across that on a browse of a Processing book to satisfy some curiousity about it, and it struck me that I had never seen a similar function abstraction in Arduino.