Java Short Class Methods

The Short class in Java is a wrapper class for the primitive data type short. It provides several useful methods for working with short values, such as parsing, comparing, and converting to other data types. Understanding these methods can help you perform common tasks more efficiently in your Java programs.

This guide covers various methods available in the Short class. Each method is described in simple terms to help beginners understand how to use them. These methods enable you to perform operations like conversion between different types, parsing strings to shorts, and comparing short values.

For more detailed information, please refer to the official Java SE Documentation and additional resources on Java Wrapper Classes Tutorial.

Java Short Class Methods

The table below contains various methods of the Java Short class, each with a link to a detailed explanation, examples, and real-world uses. Click on the method names to learn more about how to use them effectively in your applications.

Method Description
byteValue() Converts this Short to a byte.
compareTo() Compares two Short objects numerically.
doubleValue() Returns the value of this Short as a double.
floatValue() Returns the value of this Short as a float.
longValue() Returns the value of this Short as a long.
intValue() Returns the value of this Short as an int.
shortValue() Returns the value of this Short as a short.
parseShort() Parses the string argument as a signed decimal short.
toString() Returns a string representation of the short argument.
valueOf() Returns a Short instance representing the specified short value.