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Beneficial CountDownLatch and tricky java deadlock


Have you ever used java.util.concurrent.CountDownLatch? It’s a very convenience class to achieve synchronization between two or more threads, where allows one or more threads to wait until a set of operations being performed in other threads completes (check javadoc and this post). CountDownLatch can save your time in suitable cases and you have to be aware of this class. As ...

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Java Concurrency Tutorial – CountDownLatch


Some concurrency utilities in Java naturally get more attention than others just because they serve general purpose problems instead of more specific ones. Most of us encounter things like executor services and concurrent collections fairly often. Other utilities are less common, so sometimes they may escape us, but it’s good to keep them in mind. CountDownLatch is one of those ...

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