JAVA EXAMPLE PROGRAMS

JAVA EXAMPLE PROGRAMS

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Java Thread Yield Examples

  • When a thread executes a thread yield, the executing thread is suspended and the CPU is given to some other runnable thread. This thread will wait until the CPU becomes available again.
  • Technically, in process scheduler's terminology, the executing thread is put back into the ready queue of the processor and waits for its next turn.

Thread Yield Sample Code

Code:
package com.myjava.threads;

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

public class MyThreadYield {
    public static void main(String a[]){
        List<ExmpThread> list = new ArrayList<ExmpThread>();
        for(int i=0;i<3;i++){
            ExmpThread et = new ExmpThread(i+5);
            list.add(et);
            et.start();
        }
        for(ExmpThread et:list){
            try {
                et.join();
            } catch (InterruptedException ex) { }
        }
    }
}

class ExmpThread extends Thread{
    
    private int stopCount;
    public ExmpThread(int count){
        this.stopCount = count;
    }
    public void run(){
        for(int i=0;i<50;i++){
            if(i%stopCount == 0){
                System.out.println("Stoping thread: "+getName());
                yield();
            }
        }
    }
}

Example Output

Stoping thread: Thread-0
Stoping thread: Thread-1
Stoping thread: Thread-3
Stoping thread: Thread-1
Stoping thread: Thread-3
Stoping thread: Thread-1
Stoping thread: Thread-3
Stoping thread: Thread-1
Stoping thread: Thread-3
Stoping thread: Thread-1
Stoping thread: Thread-2
Stoping thread: Thread-2
Stoping thread: Thread-0
Stoping thread: Thread-2
Stoping thread: Thread-0
Stoping thread: Thread-2
Stoping thread: Thread-0
Stoping thread: Thread-2
Stoping thread: Thread-0

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Transient and Volatile Modifiers
Transient: The transient modifier applies to variables only and it is not stored as part of its object's Persistent state. Transient variables are not serialized.

Volatile: Volatile modifier applies to variables only and it tells the compiler that the variable modified by volatile can be changed unexpectedly by other parts of the program.
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