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Comparison of yield(), join() and sleep() in Java
  • Last Updated : 27 May, 2018

Comparison table yield(), join(), sleep()

property yield() join() sleep()
purpose If a thread wants to pass its execution to give chance to remaining threads of same priority then we should go for yield() If a thread wants to wait until completing of some other thread then we should go for join() If a thread does not want to perform any operation for a particular amount of time, then it goes for sleep()
Is it overloaded? NO YES YES
Is it final? NO YES NO
Is it throws? NO YES YES
Is it native? YES NO sleep(long ms)->native & sleep (long ms, int ns)-> non native
Is it static? YES NO YES

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