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What is "thread"?

Mindy Wu
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Joined: Jan 12, 2001
Posts: 121
I have never use thread at all of my programs. I am wondering if anyone can explain to me why, when and how we can use it.
I read sun's tutorial at:
I still have no idea about thread.
I will appreciate for you help!
Nathan Pruett

Joined: Oct 18, 2000
Posts: 4121

Threads are the way that Java does multiple things at the same time... perhaps a link to the Sun thread tutorial will help?


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