Execution Threads and Multi-Threading Java Programs

This chapter provides tutorial notes and tutorial examples on execution threads and multi-threading programs. Topics include creating threads with thread classes and runnable objects; thread priorities and CPU time sharing; application data sharing; terminating running threads.

What Are Processes and Threads?

The "Thread" Class - Creating Thread Objects With Thread Sub Classes

The "Runnable" Interface - Creating Thread Objects with Runnable Objects

CPU Execution Time Shared by Multiple Threads

CPU Execution Time Shared by Multiple Threads - Test Output

Application Data Shared by Multiple Threads

Application Data Shared by Multiple Threads - Test Results

interrupt() - Method to Terminate Thread

Conclusion:

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Installing JDK 1.8 on Windows

 Execution Process, Entry Point, Input and Output

 Primitive Data Types and Literals

 Bits, Bytes, Bitwise and Shift Operations

 Managing Bit Strings in Byte Arrays

 Reference Data Types and Variables

 StringBuffer - The String Buffer Class

 System Properties and Runtime Object Methods

 Generic Classes and Parameterized Types

 Generic Methods and Type Inference

 Lambda Expressions and Method References

Execution Threads and Multi-Threading Java Programs

 ThreadGroup Class and "system" ThreadGroup Tree

 Synchronization Technique and Synchronized Code Blocks

 Deadlock Condition Example Programs

 Garbage Collection and the gc() Method

 Outdated Tutorials

 References

 PDF Printing Version