Thread Name In Java Example

Chapter: Thread Last Updated: 13-06-2017 14:56:38 UTC

Program:

            /* ............... START ............... */
                
public class JavaThreadName {
	public static void main(String[] args) {
		// get currently running thread object
		Thread currentThread = Thread.currentThread();
		System.out.println(currentThread);

		currentThread.setName("Java New ");

		System.out.println("Thread Name : " + currentThread.getName());
	}
}
                /* ............... END ............... */
        

Output

Thread[main,5,main]
Thread Name : Java New 

Notes:

  • The Thread class provides methods to change and get the name of a thread. By default, each thread has a name i.e. thread-0, thread-1 and so on. By we can change the name of the thread by using setName() method.
  • java.lang.Thread.getName() method returns this thread's name.
  • Syntax : public final String getName().
  • java.lang.Thread.setName() method changes the name of thread to argument name.
  • Syntax : public final void setName(String name).

Tags

Set Thread Name, Java

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