Introduction to Java Threads

This tutorial explores the basics of threads — what they are, … This tutorial is for Java programmers who have a good working knowledge of the Java …

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Introduction to Java threads Presented by developerWorks, your source for great tutorials ibm.com/developerWorks Table of Contents If you’re viewing this document online, you can click any of the topics below to link directly to that section. 1. About this tutorial………………………………………………. 2 2. Thread basics………………………………………………….. 3 3. A thread’s life…………………………………………………… 8 4. Threads everywhere…………………………………………… 13 5. Sharing access to data………………………………………… 16 6. Synchronization details………………………………………… 22 7. Additional thread API details ………………………………….. 26 8. Wrapup and resources ………………………………………… 28 Introduction to Java threads
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Section 1. About this tutorial What is this tutorial about? This tutorial explores the basics of threads — what they are, why they are useful, and how to get started writing simple programs that use them. We will also explore the basic building blocks of more sophisticated threading applications — how to exchange data between threads, how to control threads, and how threads can communicate with each other. Should I take this tutorial? This tutorial is for Java programmers who have a good working knowledge of the Java language, but who have limited experience with multithreading or concurrency. At the completion of this tutorial, you should be able to write simple programs that use threads. You should also be able to read and understand programs that use threads in straightforward ways. About the author Brian Goetz is a regular columnist on the developerWorks Java technology zone and has been a professional software developer for the past 15 years. He is a Principal Consultant at Quiotix, a software development and consulting firm located in Los Altos, California. See Brian’s published and upcoming articles in popular industry publications. Contact Brian at brian@quiotix.com. ibm.com/developerWorks Presented by developerWorks, your source for great tutorials
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Section 2. Thread basics What are threads? Nearly every operating system supports the concept of processes — independently running

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