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Learn Intermediate Java: Threading

Learn about threading and how it’s used in concurrent programs to improve the performance and efficiency of an application.

  • Skill level

    Intermediate
  • Time to complete

    Average based on combined completion rates — individual pacing in lessons, projects, and quizzes may vary
    1 hour
  • Certificate of completion

    Included with paid plans
  • Prerequisites

    1 course
    We suggest you complete the following courses before you get started with Learn Intermediate Java: Threading:
    • Learn Java

About this course

There are different ways of achieving concurrency, or programs that can support multiple flows of execution at the same time, but the most used solution is “threading.” Like sequential programs, a single thread has a beginning and an end, and only a single point of execution. However, multiple threads can run at the same time! Take this course and dive into the world of threading and concurrency.

Skills you'll gain

  • Implement and extend the Thread class

  • Implement the Runnable Interface

  • Identify when to use threading

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