Scheduling a Timer Task to Run Repeatedly : Timer « Development « Java Tutorial

import java.util.Timer;
import java.util.TimerTask;

public class Main {
  public static void main(String[] argv) throws Exception {
    int delay = 5000; // delay for 5 sec.
    int period = 1000; // repeat every sec.
    Timer timer = new Timer();

    timer.scheduleAtFixedRate(new TimerTask() {
      public void run() {
    }, delay, period);

6.18.1.Using Timers
6.18.2.Demonstrate Timer and TimerTask.
6.18.3.Timer and TimerTask Classes
6.18.4.Pause and start a timer task
6.18.5.Create a Timer object
6.18.6.Swing also provide a Timer class. A Timer object will send an ActionEvent to the registered ActionListener.
6.18.7.Create a scheduled task using timer
6.18.8.Schedule a task by using Timer and TimerTask.
6.18.9.Scheduling a Timer Task to Run Repeatedly
6.18.10.extends TimerTask to create your own task
6.18.11.Your own timer
6.18.12.Class encapsulating timer functionality