Reads a Java formatted short (16 bits) from a connection
Reads one or several Java formatted short's (16 bits) from a connection. All data types in Java are signed, i.e. a byte can hold a value in the range [-32768,32767].
## Static method (use this): ## Java$readShort(con, n=1, ...)
## Don't use the below: # S3 method for Java readShort(static, con, n=1, ...)
Binary connection to be read from.
Number of short's to be read.