Compare two short values

ReturnMethodSummary
intcompareTo(Short anotherShort)Compares two Short objects numerically.
booleanequals(Object obj)Compares this object to the specified object.

compareTo(Short anotherShort) compares two Short objects numerically. It returns

Value ReturnedMeaning
0if this Short is equal to the argument Short;
< 0 if this Short is numerically less than the argument Short; and
> 0 if this Short is numerically greater than the argument Short.

public class Main {
  public static void main(String[] args) {
    Short shortValue1 = new Short("10");
    Short shortValue2 = new Short("11");
    
    System.out.println(shortValue1.compareTo(shortValue2));
  }
}

The output:


-1

public class Main {
  public static void main(String[] args) {
    Short shortValue1 = new Short("10");
    Short shortValue2 = new Short("11");
    
    System.out.println(shortValue1.equals(shortValue2));
  }
}

The output:


false
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