Create Your First Multithreaded Application in Java

  • flag Coursera
  • student Intermediate
  • database eLearning
  • earth English
  • clock 2h


In this 2-hour long project-based course^ you will learn how to create a banking application that uses conditions and locks to ensure thread safety^ practice designing programs that take advantage of multiple threads without losing data integrity^ and learn how to apply multithreading to your own projects. By the end of the guided project^ you will be able to create your own thread-safe Java multithreaded applications. Mutithreading is an essential part of modern programming. Almost all modern computers contain multi-core CPUs^ GPUs^ or even multiple CPUs. Multithreading allows us to have multiple parallel threads of execution^ allowing our programs to become multiple times faster than a single threaded application. In addition^ understanding parallel programming principles is essential for building many modern applications such as video games^ data science^ and server connections. Understanding how to create Java multithreaded applications will greatly expand your programming potential. This course works on the Rhyme platform^ which allows you to have a custom Windows VM ensuring you do not have to worry about any of the setup work for your application. Students will be able to code along on their desktop and learn by coding with the instructor. At the end of the course^ you will receive the files you created in the course. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.

Covered topics:

  • Mathematical Optimization
  • Concurrent Computing
  • Java Concurrency
  • Thread Safety
  • Java Programming