Sleep() method in Java | Core Java Tutorials

This “Sleep() method in Java” is providing clear information about how to stop thread execution for specified number of milliseconds using pre defined Thread class method.

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sleep() method:

  • Pre defined method of Thread class.
  • It is class level method(static).
  • Used to stop Thread execution for specified number of milliseconds.
  • Following one represents prototype of sleep method.

sleep() method in Java Thread



 

  • In single threaded app, execution ends @ main thread always.
  • When number of threads are executing, which thread completes its execution is completely depends on logic.
  • In some situations, main-thread completes execution before child thread.
  • Following example practically proves…..

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