Java Concurrency Tutorial

Java Concurrency Tutorial

Java is a multi-threaded programming language which means we can develop multi-threaded program using Java. A multi-threaded program contains two or more parts that can run concurrently and each part can handle a different task at the same time making optimal use of the available resources specially when your computer has multiple CPUs.Multi-threading enables you to write in a way where multiple activities can proceed concurrently in the same program.

Java is a high-level programming language originally developed by Sun Microsystems and released in 1995. Java runs on a variety of platforms, such as Windows, Mac OS, and the various versions of UNIX. This tutorial gives a complete understanding of Java.

This reference will take you through simple and practical approaches while learning Java Concurrency framework provided by Java Programming language.


This tutorial has been prepared for the beginners to help them understand the basic to advanced concepts related to Java Concurrency framework of Java Programming language.


Before you start practicing various types of examples given in this reference, we assume that you are already aware about computer programs and computer programming languages.

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For most of the examples given in this tutorial, you will find a 'Try it' option, which you can use to execute your Java programs at the spot and enjoy your learning.

try the following example using the 'Try it' option available at the top right corner of the following sample code box −

public class MyFirstJavaProgram {

   public static void main(String []args) {
      System.out.println("Hello World");