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Concurrent Programming in Java? : Design Principles and Pattern - Doug Lea

Concurrent Programming in Java?

Design Principles and Pattern

By: Doug Lea (Contribution by)

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Published: 4th November 1999
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In this second edition, you will find thoroughly updated coverage of the Javao 2 platform and new or expanded coverage of: * Memory model * Cancellation * Portable parallel programming * Utility classes for concurrency control The Java platform provides a broad and powerful set of APIs, tools, and technologies. One of its most powerful capabilities is the built-in support for threads. This makes concurrent programming an attractive yet challenging option for programmers using the Java programming language. This book shows readers how to use the Java platform's threading model more precisely by helping them to understand the patterns and tradeoffs associated with concurrent programming. You will learn how to initiate, control, and coordinate concurrent activities using the class java.lang.Thread, the keywords synchronized and volatile, and the methods wait, notify, and notifyAll. In addition, you will find detailed coverage of all aspects of concurrent programming, including such topics as confinement and synchronization, deadlocks and conflicts, state-dependent action control, asynchronous message passing and control flow, coordinated interaction, and structuring web-based and computational services. The book targets intermediate to advanced programmers interested in mastering the complexities of concurrent programming. Taking a design pattern approach, the book offers standard design techniques for creating and implementing components that solve common concurrent programming challenges. The numerous code examples throughout help clarify the subtleties of the concurrent programming concepts discussed. 0201310090B04062001



1. Concurrent Object-Oriented Programming.

Using Concurrency Constructs.

A Particle Applet.

Thread Mechanics.

Further Readings.

Objects and Concurrency.

Concurrency.

Concurrent Execution Constructs.

Concurrency and OO Programming.

Object Models and Mappings.

Further Readings.

Design Forces.

Safety.

Liveness.

Performance.

Reusability.

Further Readings.

Before/After Patterns.

Layering.

Adapters.

Subclassing.

Method Adapters.

Further Readings.

2. Exclusion.

Immutability.

Applications.

Construction.

Synchronization.

Mechanics.

Fully Synchronized Objects.

Traversal.

Statics and Singletons.

Deadlock.

Resource Ordering.

The Java Memory Model.

Further Readings.

Confinement.

Confinement Across Methods.

Confinement Within Threads.

Confinement Within Objects.

Confinement Within Groups.

Further Readings.

Structuring and Refactoring Classes.

Reducing Synchronization.

Splitting Synchronization.

Read-Only Adapters.

Copy-on-Write.

Open Containers.

Further Readings.

Using Lock Utilities.

Mutexes.

Read-Write Locks.

Further Readings.

3. State Dependence.

Dealing with Failure.

Exceptions.

Cancellation.

Further Readings.

Guarded Methods.

Guarded Suspension.

Monitor Mechanics.

Guarded Waits.

Notifications.

Timed Waits.

Busy Waits.

Structuring and Refactoring Classes.

Tracking State.

Conflict Sets.

Subclassing.

Confinement and Nested Monitors.

Further Readings.

Using Concurrency Control Utilities.

Semaphores.

Latches.

Exchangers.

Condition Variables.

Further Readings.

Joint Actions.

General Solutions.

Decoupling Observers.

Further Readings.

Transactions.

Transaction Protocols.

Transaction Participants.

Creating Transactions.

Vetoable Changes.

Further Readings.

Implementing Utilities.

Acquire-Release Protocols.

Delegated Actions.

Specific Notifications.

Further Readings.

4. Creating Threads.

Oneway Messages.

Message Formats.

Open Calls.

Thread-Per-Message.

Worker Threads.

Polling and Event-Driven IO.

Further Readings.

Composing Oneway Messages.

Composition.

Assembly Line.

Further Readings.

Services in Threads.

Completion Callbacks.

Joining Threads.

Futures.

Scheduling Services.

Further Readings.

Parallel Decomposition.

Fork/Join.

Computation Trees.

Barriers.

Further Readings.

Active Objects.

CSP.

Further Readings.

Index. 0201310090T04062001

ISBN: 9780201310092
ISBN-10: 0201310090
Series: Java Series
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 432
Published: 4th November 1999
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.62 x 18.44  x 1.96
Weight (kg): 0.66
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised