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Number of Threads


Joined: Nov 10, 2004
Posts: 6
In a java program such as "Hello World", how many Threads minimum works ?
What are those threads ?
Joel McNary

Joined: Aug 20, 2001
Posts: 1824

There is only 1 Thread (generally named "main") that handles a simple "Hello, World" program.

(Of course, the JVM may use different threads for its functions, but there is only the one Java thread).

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Joined: Nov 10, 2004
Posts: 6
Can i know what are the Threads JVM use for this and how they are used ?
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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