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Thread signatures help please

sun par
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Joined: Oct 03, 2002
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Can anyone tell me whether it is neccessary to know the signature of methods in the Thread class for the purpose of the exam.
Thanks.


Sunita<br />SCJP 1.4
Alfred Kemety
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Joined: Aug 14, 2002
Posts: 279
Someone creditable told me yesterday

You do need to know the signatures of the Thread constructors. You
also need to know which methods can take a timeout.
The only thread methods you really need are:
sleep()
join()
run()
start()
and of course, the object methods:
wait()
notify()
notifyAll()

HTH


Alfred Raouf - Egypt - SCJP 1.4<br />Kemety.equals(Egyptian) // returns true
sun par
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Thanks Alfred.
Ikechukwu Morah
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Joined: Nov 01, 2002
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How do you use the join() method in threads?
sun par
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if u use t.join() in a main method then before executing the rest of the code it will wait for the thread t's run method to terminate...
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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