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SCJP: Sun Certified Programmer for Java® Platform, SE6, Study Guide by Richard F. Raposa

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Chapter 5

Concurrency

SCJP EXAM OBJECTIVES COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • Write code to define, instantiate, and start new threads using both java.lang.Thread and java.lang.Runnable.
  • Recognize the states in which a thread can exist, and identify ways in which a thread can transition from one state to another.
  • Given a scenario, write code that makes appropriate use of object locking to protect static or instance variables from concurrent access problems.
  • Given a scenario, write code that makes appropriate use of wait, notify, or notifyAll.

image These objectives are found in Section 4 of the SCJP exam objectives. The exam tests your knowledge of writing ...

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