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