JAVA EXAMPLE PROGRAMS

JAVA EXAMPLE PROGRAMS

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Java Thread Sleep

  • It makes current executing thread to sleep specified number of milli seconds. Below example shows sample code for thread sleep.

Thread Sleep Sample Code

Code:
package com.myjava.threads;

import java.util.ArrayList;
import java.util.List;

public class MyThreadSuspend {
    public static void main(String a[]){
        List<ExmpThread> list = new ArrayList<ExmpThread>();
        for(int i=0;i<4;i++){
            ExmpThread et = new ExmpThread(i+10);
            list.add(et);
            et.start();
        }
        for(ExmpThread et:list){
            try {
                et.join();
            } catch (InterruptedException ex) { }
        }
    }
}

class ExmpThread extends Thread{
    private int suspendCount;
    public ExmpThread(int count){
        this.suspendCount = count;
    }
    public void run(){
        for(int i=0;i<50;i++){
            if(i%suspendCount == 0){
                try {
                    System.out.println("Thread Sleep: " + getName());
                    Thread.sleep(500);
                } catch (InterruptedException ex) { }
            }
        }
    }
}

Example Output

Thread Sleep: Thread-0
Thread Sleep: Thread-2
Thread Sleep: Thread-1
Thread Sleep: Thread-3
Thread Sleep: Thread-0
Thread Sleep: Thread-2
Thread Sleep: Thread-1
Thread Sleep: Thread-3
Thread Sleep: Thread-2
Thread Sleep: Thread-0
Thread Sleep: Thread-1
Thread Sleep: Thread-3
Thread Sleep: Thread-0
Thread Sleep: Thread-2
Thread Sleep: Thread-1
Thread Sleep: Thread-3
Thread Sleep: Thread-2
Thread Sleep: Thread-0
Thread Sleep: Thread-1

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I'm Nataraja Gootooru, programmer by profession and passionate about technologies. All examples given here are as simple as possible to help beginners. The source code is compiled and tested in my dev environment.

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