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Using one DateFormat instance per thread with ThreadLocal

Here is a quick tip how to use DateFormat inside a ThreadLocal field. Why do we need that? The reason is the DateFormat class is not thread-safe but creating its instances is an expensive operation. So, this is kind of a workaround that creates only one instance of DateFormat per thread.
Posted on
2017-07-12

UnhandledExceptionHandler in Java: how to catch uncaught exceptions

In this short tutorial, I'm going to describe how to handle uncaught exceptions in threads. This can be done by: Using threadInstance.setUncaughtExceptionHandler() ─ for a specific thread Overriding ThreadGroup's uncaughtException() method ─ for a thread group Using Thread.setDefaultUncaughtExceptionHandler() ─ for all…
Posted on
2017-07-05