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Old 07-23-2010, 02:43 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Synchronize or parallel?

Actually this is a java problem, but I dont know if different machine have their own behavior. So I decide to post question in Blackberry Forum.

The question is, I have to write a program in the Blackbery BOLD 9000 (Blackberry OS 4.6).
But my program is very slow to get and display the http request. So I think I can use different thread to solve the problem.
What will happen if I use two timer in a single function such as this:

public void sample(){
Timer timer1 = new Timer();
timer1.schedule(new RemindTask1(), 1000);
Timer timer2 = new Timer();
timer2.schedule(new RemindTask2(), 1000);
}
private class RemindTask1 extends TimerTask {
public void run() {
......
}
}
private class RemindTask2 extends TimerTask {
public void run() {
.......
}
}

Is that Task1 parallel run with Task2?
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Old 07-23-2010, 09:05 AM   #2 (permalink)
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You don't want to use Timer as a background thread to perform blocking IO operations. Start your own Thread using the Thread class.
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