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rajesh kumar rayavarapu

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When to use wait(),notify(),notifyAll(),.. all of these similar methods?

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Jesper de Jong
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These methods are used for thread synchronization in multithreaded programs.
[ May 18, 2007: Message edited by: Jesper Young ]

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Anita Singh

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The wait(),notify(), and notifyAll() methods are used to provide an efficient way for threads to communicate each other.
wait():-Causes current thread to wait until another thread invokes the notify() method or the notifyAll() method for this object.
notify():-Wakes up a single thread that is waiting on this object's monitor.
notifyAll():-Wakes up all threads that are waiting on this object's monitor.

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