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Learn Java for Android Development by Jeff JavaJeff Friesen

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Chapter 9

Discovering Additional Utility APIs

Chapter 9 continues to explore Java's utility APIs by introducing APIs that help you work with threads in an easier way, internationalize your applications to reach a wider audience, save configuration preferences in persistent storage, obtain random numbers in a more flexible manner, and quickly search and parse strings.

NOTE: Chapter 9 explores utility API classes and interfaces that are located in the java.text and java.util packages, and java.util's concurrent, prefs, and regex subpackages.

Concurrency Utilities

Java version 5 introduced the concurrency utilities, classes and interfaces that simplify the development of concurrent (multithreaded) applications. These types are located in the ...

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