devxlogo

Making a Thread-Safe or Synchronized Collection

Making a Thread-Safe or Synchronized Collection

As you know by now, the commonly used collection classes, such as java.util.ArrayList, are not synchronized. However, if there’s a chance that two threads could be altering a collection concurrently, you can generate a synchronized collection from it using the synchronizedCollection() method. Similar to the read-only methods, the thread-safe APIs let you generate a synchronized collection, list, set, or map. For instance, this is how you can generate a synchronized map from a HashMap:

 Map map = Collections.synchronizedMap(new HashMap());  map.put(

See also  11 Effective Keyword Research Tools and Techniques
devxblackblue

About Our Editorial Process

At DevX, we’re dedicated to tech entrepreneurship. Our team closely follows industry shifts, new products, AI breakthroughs, technology trends, and funding announcements. Articles undergo thorough editing to ensure accuracy and clarity, reflecting DevX’s style and supporting entrepreneurs in the tech sphere.

See our full editorial policy.

About Our Journalist