Christian at the Carbon Five Community recently published an interesting blog article on Multithreaded Testing. Christian showed how to use Java 5 built-in concurrency features to create a nice, clean multithreaded test for an article dispatcher. It’s a good example of using the Java concurrency features, but I wondered about the effectiveness of the test.
Month: September 2008
Multiple processor and multicore computing platforms are becoming very common and most programmers are aware that special Java programming techniques are required in these environments. A popular technique is to ensure that your code always executes in a single thread. It’s a reasonable strategy but it’s very easy to unintentionally violate that constraint. Consider this