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Is there a simple way of implementing a timer feature in Java?

Posted on 2003-12-08
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I was wondering whehter I could implement a simple timer in java is such a way that I could use it like.

if (time > 5){
Print time out exceeded
end program}

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Question by:welsh_boy
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You can use java.util.Timer to do something after a set delay, if that's what you want to do.
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 As suggested by blackwednesday a Timer would be the best choice. Take a look here: http://java.sun.com/docs/books/tutorial/essential/threads/timer.html for some examples of how to use them.
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Thanks for the quick response as always
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 Thank you. Glad we helped :)
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