org.metasyntactic.thread.concurrent
Interface ThreadFactory


public interface ThreadFactory

Interface describing any class that can generate new Thread objects. Using ThreadFactories removes hardwiring of calls to new Thread, enabling applications to use special thread subclasses, default prioritization settings, etc.


Method Summary
 java.lang.Thread newThread(java.lang.Runnable command)
          Create a new thread that will run the given command when started
 

Method Detail

newThread

public java.lang.Thread newThread(java.lang.Runnable command)
Create a new thread that will run the given command when started

Parameters:
command - The implementation of Runnable that you want to make a new thread out of
Returns:
The new Thread (not started) created out of the runnable