The short primitive

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A short is a 16-bit signed integer. It has a minimum value of -215 (-32,768), and a maximum value of 215 ‑1 (32,767)

short example = -48;
short myShort = 987;
short anotherShort = 17;

short addedShorts = (short) (myShort + anotherShort); // 1,004
short subtractedShorts = (short) (myShort - anotherShort); // 970

The maximum and minimum values of short can be found at:

short high = Short.MAX_VALUE;        // high == 32767
short low = Short.MIN_VALUE;         // low == -32768

The default value of a short is 0

short defaultShort;    // defaultShort == 0

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