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josephine chen
Ranch Hand

Joined: Oct 29, 2002
Posts: 216
can i use synchronized keyword with ordinary methods
that do not involve threads.If so i want a small example
Tony Alicea

Joined: Jan 30, 2000
Posts: 3222
Yes you can. And synchronized methods can be used in a NON-threaded environment. It would be a waste but still...
An example? Put the word "synchronized" in front of any method.

Tony Alicea
Senior Java Web Application Developer, SCPJ2, SCWCD
I agree. Here's the link:
subject: synchronized
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