Java ThreadGroup Methods

The ThreadGroup class in Java is a part of the java.lang package that provides methods for managing groups of threads. A thread group represents a set of threads that can be managed together, allowing for operations to be performed on all threads in the group simultaneously.

This guide covers various methods available in the ThreadGroup class. Each method is described in simple terms to help beginners understand how to use them. These methods enable the management of thread groups, such as counting active threads, interrupting all threads in a group, and more.

For more detailed information, please refer to the official Java SE Documentation.

Java ThreadGroup Methods

The table below contains various methods of the Java ThreadGroup class, each with a link to a detailed explanation, examples, and real-world uses. Click on the method names to learn more about how to use them effectively in your applications.

Method Description
activeCount() Returns an estimate of the number of active threads in the thread group.
activeGroupCount() Returns an estimate of the number of active groups in the thread group.
enumerate() Copies into the specified array every active thread in the thread group and its subgroups.
getMaxPriority() Returns the maximum priority of the thread group.
getName() Returns the name of the thread group.
getParent() Returns the parent thread group of this thread group.
interrupt() Interrupts all threads in the thread group.
list() Prints information about the thread group to the standard output.