2. Table of Contents. Taming Java Threads. Preface. Chapter 1. -. The Architecture of Threads. Chapter 2. -. The Perils of Multithreaded Programming. Chapter 3. Mar 6, Java is the best thing since sliced bread (but bakery bread is better than sliced). Beginning. Taming Java Threads, (c) Allen I Holub. Click on the following link to get the source code from Allen Holub’s book Taming Java Threads. This code is not in the public domain. Nonetheless, you may use.

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The range of topics will interest both a beginner and an expert. Along with tmaing a basic Java reference, this book is a must-read for any Java developer. As one reviewer complains, the code is not in the public domain, but if you buy this book for the code, you’re shortchanging yourself. Read reviews that mention holub code thread taming java threads discussion swing understanding learn multithreading class copyright write topics corporate api starts please basics taming java threads allen.

Published on May 21, I think you have to build slow, picking taming java threads steam as you lay a foundation. Holub does a great job of explaining threads, locking, and their use in an object-oriented system.

However, unless you have already studied threads and worked with them, the explanations can sometimes miss the mark. He is a contributing editor for JavaWorld, taming java threads a popular columnist appearing in many computer magazines, including Dr. He doesn’t agree with the way Sun taimng Threads should work in Taming java threads so he sets out to rewrite the entire system from scratch or at least wrap it in something he does like.


The author does an excellent job of explaining why taming java threads are not easy to use correctly and then provides an extensive library of classes that can be used to overcome thread problems. A recognized authority in Java programming, he has worked in the computer field since and was an early adopter of Java – programming in it since AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. If you have been working with threads and are looking for a book to help you avoid thread problems then this book may taming java threads exactly what you need.

Read an interview with the author. Foremost I consider his Compiler Design in C the best practitioner oriented book on the subject.

If Java only has 10 priorities and NT has 7, they taming java threads sound a little weak compared to Solaris. Get to Know Us. Not a rehash of the API, but actual useful information on how to use threads to taming java threads work. For something that is supposed to be instructive, there taming java threads are a lot of restrictions which makes it nigh useless.

Read an interview with the author Of all the topics a programmer learns, it’s been my experience that the taaming most complex topics are recursion, and multi-threading.

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Taming Java Threads

So if threads are getting you down, Taming java threads Java Threads is the book for you. Holub provides an in-depth explanation of how threads work along with information about how to solve common problems such as deadlocks and race conditions.


The semaphore classes provided can solve a host of problems and are worth the price of the book by themselves. Get the latest Java books. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

This book is for the experienced Java developer who has a solid understanding of the basics of threads. Here though he ventures into another territory: He doesn’t like the class and method naming conventions and therefore completely tamjng them throughout the book.

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I was always an ardent admirer of Mr. At the time of this publication, Holub is a contributing editor for JavaWorld, and he is a popular columnist appearing in many computer magazines taming java threads I do have to rate it high for the detail and depth, I only say it is not the first book you should read on threads.

In fact, once you get past those things there’s precious little left. Published on July 13, You have to already be accomplished to get it. Of all the topics a programmer learns, it’s been taming java threads experience that the two most taming java threads topics are recursion, and multi-threading.

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