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implements Runnable and extending Thread
Joined: Aug 06, 2012
Aug 06, 2012 10:03:52
Which one is the best to create the Thread. i.e Implements Runnable or extends Thread.
I know that if we create thread by extending Thread class, multiple inheritance is not possible. So we can create thread by implementing Runnable to overcome this.
I want to Know if my class does not have super class , then which one is the best,Please justify.
Joined: Jun 02, 2011
Aug 06, 2012 10:17:46
First of all welcome to Ranch!!!
If you have to inherit a class already then I recommend "implements Runnable" because as you know a class cannot inherit multiple classes.
If you don't have to inherit any class then you can use either
Stephan van Hulst
Joined: Sep 20, 2010
Aug 06, 2012 12:10:13
No. *Always* implement Runnable. Your class is not a Thread, so it shouldn't extend it.
I agree. Here's the link:
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