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Java toUpperCase() with examples

  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 24 Sep, 2019

The java string toUpperCase() method converts all characters of the string into a uppercase letter. There are two variant of toUpperCase() method.
Signature:

public String toUpperCase(Locale loc) 
and
public String toUpperCase() 
Parameter:
loc- locale value to be applied.It converts all the characters into 
lowercase using the rules of given Locale.  
Returns: returns string in uppercase letter.




// Java program to demonstrate
// working of toUpperCase() method
  
class Gfg {
    public static void main(String args[])
    {
        String str = "Welcome! to Geeksforgeeks Planet.";
  
        // converting string str to uppercase letter
        String gfg1 = str.toUpperCase();
        System.out.println(gfg1);
    }
}
Output:
WELCOME! TO GEEKSFORGEEKS PLANET.




// Java program to demonstrate
// working of Locale class in
// toUpperCase() method
import java.util.Locale;
class Gfg {
    public static void main(String args[])
    {
        String str = "i Know YOi BuI You Don't Know ME.";
  
        // Locales with the language "tr" for TURKISH
        //"en" for ENGLISH is created
        Locale TURKISH = Locale.forLanguageTag("tr");
        Locale ENGLISH = Locale.forLanguageTag("en");
  
        // converting string str to uppercase letter
        // using TURKISH and ENGLISH language
        String gfg2 = str.toUpperCase(TURKISH);
        String gfg3 = str.toUpperCase(ENGLISH);
        System.out.println(gfg2);
        System.out.println(gfg3);
    }
}
Output:
? KNOW YO? BUI YOU DON'T KNOW ME.
I KNOW YOI BUI YOU DON'T KNOW ME.

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