Higher-level abstractions for thread synchronization in Java

You already understand the low-level concurrency constructs (such as the use of the synchronized keywordRunnable interface, and Thread classfor creating threads). In the case of a shared resource that needs to be accessed by multiple threads, access and modifications to the shared resource need to be protected.

When you use the synchronized keyword, you employ mutexes to synchronize between threads for safe shared access. Threads also often needed to coordinate their executions to complete a bigger higher-level task. The wait/ notify pattern is one way to coordinate the execution of multiple threads.

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