Sleeping for a while in Java

Java Programming Java8Object Oriented Programming

You can sleep for any period of time from one millisecond up to the lifetime of your computer. For example, the following program would sleep for 3 seconds −

Example

 Live Demo

import java.util.*;
public class SleepDemo {

   public static void main(String args[]) {
      try {          
         System.out.println(new Date( ) + "\n");          
         Thread.sleep(5*60*10);          
         System.out.println(new Date( ) + "\n");        
      } catch (Exception e) {
         System.out.println("Got an exception!");      
      }
   }
}

This will produce the following result −

Output

Sun May 03 18:04:41 GMT 2009
Sun May 03 18:04:51 GMT 2009
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Published on 25-Jul-2018 15:04:40
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