what is difference between join() and yield() ?

what is difference between join() and yield() ?


yield() is used when we want to give otherthread of the same priority access to run then we use yield method.

then what is join() method do.

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gen718Commented:
Join blocks the current thread until the thread you issued the join on dies.
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vikraman_bCommented:
The yield() method causes the current thread to move from the running state to the runnable state, so that other threads may get a chance to run. However, the next thread chosen for running might not be a different thread:


  public static void yield()

When a thread calls join() on another thread, the currently running thread will wait until the thread it joins with has completed:


  void join()        
  void join(long millis)
  void join(long millis, int nanos)

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