wood burning stoves 2.0
The moose likes Threads and Synchronization and the fly likes List vs Queue Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Java » Threads and Synchronization
Bookmark "List vs Queue" Watch "List vs Queue" New topic

List vs Queue

dushantha Rathnayake
Ranch Hand

Joined: Feb 27, 2010
Posts: 103

I am going to develop a TCP server. In this case I have to do queuing. So currently I'm using List as my queue. But java providing queue object. I want to know what is the best object for do queuing process.

Thank you.
Stephan van Hulst

Joined: Sep 20, 2010
Posts: 4190

Java has a Queue interface. You can take a look for yourself which classes in the standard API implement it that fit your needs. For a simple Queue, I can recommend ArrayDeque. However, you may also want to take a look at classes that implement BlockingQueue or PriorityQueue, if you need their specific semantics.

The mind is a strange and wonderful thing. I'm not sure that it will ever be able to figure itself out, everything else, maybe. From the atom to the universe, everything, except itself.
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
subject: List vs Queue
It's not a secret anymore!