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Java Sort short Array Example

  1. /*
  2.    Java Sort short Array Example
  3.    This example shows how to sort a short array using sort method of Arrays class of
  4.    java.util package.
  5. */
  6.  
  7. import java.util.Arrays;
  8.  
  9. public class SortShortArrayExample {
  10.  
  11.   public static void main(String[] args) {
  12.    
  13.     //create short array
  14.     short[] s1 = new short[]{3,2,5,4,1};
  15.    
  16.     //print original short array
  17.     System.out.print("Original Array :\t ");
  18.     for(int index=0; index < s1.length ; index++)
  19.       System.out.print("  "  + s1[index]);
  20.    
  21.     /*
  22.      To sort java short array use Arrays.sort() method of java.util package.
  23.      Sort method sorts short array in ascending order and based on quicksort
  24.      algorithm.
  25.      There are two static sort methods available in java.util.Arrays class
  26.      to sort a short array.
  27.     */
  28.    
  29.     //To sort full array use sort(short[] s) method.
  30.     Arrays.sort(s1);
  31.    
  32.     //print sorted short array
  33.     System.out.print("\nSorted short array :\t ");
  34.     for(int index=0; index < s1.length ; index++)
  35.       System.out.print("  "  + s1[index]);
  36.      
  37.     /*
  38.       To sort partial short array use
  39.       sort(short[] s, int startIndex, int endIndex) method where startIndex is
  40.       inclusive and endIndex is exclusive
  41.     */
  42.    
  43.     short[] s2 = new short[]{5,2,3,1,4};
  44.     Arrays.sort(s2,1,4);
  45.    
  46.     //print sorted short array
  47.     System.out.print("\nPartially Sorted short array :\t ");
  48.     for(int index=0; index < s2.length ; index++)
  49.       System.out.print("  "  + s2[index]);
  50.  
  51.   }
  52. }
  53.  
  54. /*
  55. Output Would be
  56.  
  57. Original Array :     3  2  5  4  1
  58. Sorted Short array :     1  2  3  4  5
  59. Partially Sorted Short array :     5  1  2  3  4
  60. */