Unveiling the mysteries of multithreading in Java. The ultimate Java multithreading course


Course Overview

“Unveiling the Mysteries of Multithreading in Java” is an in-depth course designed to equip Java developers with the skills necessary to understand and implement multithreading effectively. Targeting both seasoned Java developers and ambitious beginners, this course delves into the complexities of multithreading, offering practical solutions to common problems encountered in this domain.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will:

  • Gain a thorough understanding of Java multithreading concepts.
  • Be capable of writing efficient, multi-threaded code.
  • Learn to identify and resolve issues that arise from multithreading.


  • Basic knowledge of Java programming is required.

Course Structure

The course is structured into two main sections comprising 16 lectures, with a total duration of approximately 2 hours and 58 minutes. Each lecture covers a specific aspect of multithreading, starting from the basics and progressing to more advanced topics.

Detailed Course Content

  1. Starting Threads (09:58)
    • Introduction to threads in Java.
    • Methods to create and start threads.
    • Basic thread lifecycle and management.
  2. Basic Thread Synchronization (09:49)
    • Importance of synchronization in multithreading.
    • Techniques to synchronize threads for data consistency and to avoid race conditions.
  3. The Synchronized Keyword (13:15)
    • Deep dive into the synchronized keyword.
    • How to use synchronized methods and blocks to control thread access to shared resources.
  4. Multiple Locks; Using Synchronized Code Blocks (18:15)
    • Managing multiple locks to prevent deadlocks.
    • Techniques for using synchronized code blocks to fine-tune control over thread interactions.
  5. Thread Pools (09:11)
    • Introduction to thread pools and their advantages.
    • How to implement and use thread pools in Java applications for efficient thread management.
  6. Countdown Latches (08:06)
    • Explanation of countdown latches and their use cases.
    • How to synchronize one or more tasks using countdown latches.
  7. Producer-Consumer (11:10)
    • Overview of the producer-consumer problem.
    • Solutions for managing data exchange between producer and consumer threads.
  8. Wait and Notify (10:21)
    • Understanding the wait and notify methods.
    • Practical examples of coordinating threads using wait-notify mechanism.
  9. A Worked Example Using Low-Level Synchronization (10:10)
    • Hands-on example demonstrating low-level synchronization techniques.
    • Practical application of learned concepts in a real-world scenario.
  10. Re-entrant Locks (11:30)
    • Introduction to re-entrant locks and their benefits over traditional synchronization.
    • How to implement and manage re-entrant locks in Java.
  11. Deadlock (14:39)
    • Understanding deadlocks and their causes.
    • Strategies to detect and prevent deadlocks in multi-threaded applications.
  12. Semaphores (10:55)
    • Explanation of semaphores and their role in controlling access to resources.
    • Implementing semaphores to manage concurrent access effectively.
  13. Callable and Future (11:32)
    • Using Callable and Future for task execution and result retrieval.
    • Benefits of using these interfaces over traditional threads.
  14. Interrupting Threads (08:40)
    • Techniques for interrupting and stopping threads safely.
    • Handling thread interruptions to ensure smooth program execution.
  15. Multithreading in Swing with SwingWorker (20:11)
    • Applying multithreading in Swing applications.
    • Using SwingWorker to perform background tasks without freezing the user interface.
  16. Source Code (00:21)
    • Access to source code examples for all discussed topics.
    • Encourages hands-on practice and experimentation.

Target Audience

This course is ideally suited for:

  • Java developers looking to enhance their multithreading skills.
  • Java beginners willing to tackle a steep learning curve to master advanced concepts.


“Unveiling the Mysteries of Multithreading in Java” is a comprehensive course that provides both theoretical knowledge and practical skills for effective multithreading in Java. With detailed lectures and real-world examples, it equips developers to handle multithreading challenges confidently and efficiently.


What You’ll Learn

  • Understand Java multi-threading
  • Be able to write effective muli-threaded code



  • Some knowledge of Java


Discover how to write effective multi-threaded code in Java; learn why problems can occur with Java multithreading and how to fix those problems.

Who this course is for:

  • Java developers
  • Java beginners who don’t mind a steep learning curve


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