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Timer doesnt work

adeeb alexander
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Joined: May 29, 2008
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Hi all.
The code below doesnt give any output. Anyone can please help where it is wrong.

Thanks & Regards
Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Joined: Jul 08, 2003
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What's happening here is that running Timer won't keep the JVM from exiting. You start a timer, and then main() returns; at that point, the program stops, long before the Timer fires. If you added a line line

try { Thread.sleep(70000); } catch (InterruptedException ex) {}

to the end of your program, main will sleep until after the Timer fires, and you will see your output.

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