public Double (String s) throws NumberFormatException

Deprecated: It is rarely appropriate to use this constructor. Use parseDouble(String) to convert a string to a double primitive, or use valueOf(String) to convert a string to a Double object.

Constructs a newly allocated Double object that represents the floating-point value of type double represented by the string. The string is converted to a double value as if by the valueOf method.

s    a string to be converted to a Double.

NumberFormatException    if the string does not contain a parsable number.