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String s = "true";
boolean b = boolean(s);
if (b) {
  println("The boolean is true");
} else {
  println("The boolean is false");
Description Converts an int or String to its boolean representation. For an int, any non-zero value (positive or negative) evaluates to true, while zero evaluates to false. For a String, the value "true" evaluates to true, while any other value (including "false" or "hippopotamus") evaluates to false.

When an array of int or String values is passed in, then a boolean array of the same length is returned.
Updated on January 1, 2021 03:38:12am EST