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Sigfred Zamo
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Joined: Mar 04, 2002
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I�m studying Sun�s Java tutorial.
At, second question.
I simplified the question, I could arrive to this:

Could somebody explain to me this code snippet?
What is the meaning of t instance?
[ April 06, 2002: Message edited by: Cindy Glass ]

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David Weitzman
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The Timer is smart enough to know that something is supposed to be done -- it just doesn't have a clue what. A TimerTask subclass, here an annoymous class, handles the actions. If you know about threads, this is similar to

The code Sun wrote could also be written like this:

[ April 06, 2002: Message edited by: Cindy Glass ]
I agree. Here's the link:
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