java.lang.Short intValue()


The intValue() method of Short class returns the value of this Short as an int after a widening primitive conversion.

Important Notes:

  • This method is specified by intValue in class Number.

Method Syntax

public int intValue()

Method Argument

Data Type Parameter Description

Method Returns

The intValue() method of Short class returns the numeric value represented by this object after conversion to type int.


Requires Java 1.1 and up

Java Short intValue() Example

Below is a simple java example on the usage of intValue() method of Short class.


 * This example source code demonstrates the use of  
 * intValue() method of Short class

public class ShortIntValueExample {

	public static void main(String[] args) {

		// Declare a new Short variable
		Short value = 123;

		// get the intValue() method result
		int result = value.intValue();

		// print the result
		System.out.println("Result:" + result);
		 * Be careful on using this method
		 * Desired result might differ
		 * because of the widening concept
		 * of java language



Sample Output

Below is the sample output when you run the above example.

Java Short intValue method example output