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Java Multithreading in Java

Multiprocessing and multithreading both are used to achive multitasking

In a nut shell.......

threds use shared memory area
threads = faster content switching
Athread is light-weight where a process is heavyweight

for example = Aword processor can have one thread running in foreground as an editor and another in the background auto saving the document !

Flow of control in java

Without threading :

With threading :

Creating a Threading

There are two ways to create a thread in java

1. By extending thread class
2. By implementing Runnable interface


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