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Java Guava | Shorts.min() method with Examples
  • Last Updated : 29 Jan, 2019
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Shorts.min() method of Guava’s Shorts Class is used to find the least value present in an array. The value returned by this method is the smallest short value in the specified array.

Syntax:

public static short min(short... array)

Parameters: This method takes a mandatory parameter array which is a nonempty array of short values.

Return Value: This method returns a short value that is the minimum value in the specified array.

Exceptions: The method throws IllegalArgumentException if array is empty.



Below examples illustrate the min() method of Shorts class:

Example 1:




// Java code to show implementation of
// Guava's Shorts.min() method
  
import com.google.common.primitives.Shorts;
import java.util.Arrays;
  
class GFG {
  
    // Driver's code
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // Creating a short array
        short[] arr = { 2, 4, 6, 10, 0, -5, 15 };
  
        // Using Shorts.min() method to get the
        // minimum value present in the array
        System.out.println("Minimum Value is: "
                           + Shorts.min(arr));
    }
}
Output:
Minimum Value is: -5

Example 2:




// Java code to show implementation of
// Guava's Shorts.min() method
  
import com.google.common.primitives.Shorts;
import java.util.Arrays;
  
class GFG {
  
    // Driver's code
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // Creating a short array
        short[] arr = {};
  
        try {
  
            // Using Shorts.min() method to get the
            // minimum value present in the array
            // This should raise "IllegalArgumentException"
            // as the array is empty
            System.out.println("Minimum Value is: "
                               + Shorts.min(arr));
        }
        catch (Exception e) {
            System.out.println(e);
        }
    }
}
Output:
java.lang.IllegalArgumentException

Reference: https://google.github.io/guava/releases/23.0/api/docs/com/google/common/primitives/Shorts.html#min-short…-

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