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1. getBoolean(String str) and valueOf(String str) of Boolean class gives different output

I am surprised to know that getBoolean() and valueOF() method returns diff output for the same string input. I have tried to pass the String str = "true" to both the methods. ...

2. Boolean.getBoolean() is confusing

Hi Jeff I know what that method is supposed to do but the name is not appropriate. If you are using IDE and intellisense pops up this method to you and if you are not aware of what exactly it does you end up having incorrect implementation. Don't you? (Well, atleast I did that). Thanks Maulin

3. Boolean.getBoolean(String str) always return false

Returns true if and only if the system property named by the argument exists and is equal to the string "true". (Beginning with version 1.0.2 of the JavaTM platform, the test of this string is case insensitive.) A system property is accessible through getProperty, a method defined by the System class. If there is no property with the specified name, or ...

4. query regarding Boolean.getBoolean()