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SimpleThread using the Runnable interface.

SimpleThread using the Runnable interface.
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// SimpleThread using the Runnable interface.
// From 'Thinking in Java, 3rd ed.' (c) Bruce Eckel 2002
// See copyright notice in CopyRight.txt.

public class RunnableThread implements Runnable {
  private int countDown = 5;
  public String toString() {
    return "#" + Thread.currentThread().getName() +
      ": " + countDown;
  public void run() {
    while(true) {
      if(--countDown == 0) return;
  public static void main(String[] args) {
    for(int i = 1; i <= 5; i++)
      new Thread(new RunnableThread(), "" + i).start();
    // Output is like
} ///:~


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