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Tips to learn Multithreading.

Vidhya Senthilkumar
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Joined: Mar 15, 2006
Posts: 4
Hai..

Now I am preparing the Threads concepts. I can understand the basics.

But the synchronize concepts and wait() methods are confusting.

Like me many people are facing difficulties while learning threads.
so,

Pl Give some tips how to start learning of threads concpets.
Pl Give some simple examples of threads.
Pl refer some useful links to learn about threads.

Thanks in advance.

Regards,
Vidhya senthilkumar.
Edisandro Bessa
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Joined: Jan 19, 2006
Posts: 584
Hi Vidhya,

You can start by reading this tutorial : http://java.sun.com/docs/books/tutorial/essential/threads/index.html


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Mark Spritzler
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OK, so get some really good dessert that your entire family really likes. Maybe some kind of pie or something. Now, you take a piece, go away and come back. But act as if you expect there to be only one piece gone, and you want to do some calculation that you expect to use a pie with just one piece gone. Now you and another family member try to cut a piece at the exact same time, even cutting in the exact same area, so that it is overlapping.

That is the basic feel of multithreading. Well, sort of. I was just really hungry for some pie.

Mark


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