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Java Concurrency Overview Part 2

In this part I’ll try to make an overview of java.util.concurrent framework that provides high-level building blocks for creating concurrent applications. These building blocks have high performance, thread-safe, widely used in Java world and moreover they have been thoroughly tested.

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The reason why this framework was introduced in Java 1.5 is that low-level API such as wait(), notify() and so on are too primitive and force developers to create their own custom high-level libraries.

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