Home Tutorial Java Thread Java Thread setName


Share on Google+Share on Google+
Java Thread setName
Posted on: November 7, 2009 at 12:00 AM
In this section of java tutorial we will learn about the Java Thread setName() method and its use. Then We will create an example and show its usage.

  • Java Thread setName() method sets the new name to each Thread.
  • It is used in both Thread class and Runnable interface.
  • Name is also set by the string data used in the constructor.

Java Thread setName Example

public class setname implements Runnable {
	public void run() {

	public static void main(String[] args) {
		Thread t1 = new Thread(new setname(), "Thread a");
		Thread t2 = new Thread(new setname());
		t2.setName("Thread b");


Thread[Thread a,5,main] Thread a Thread[Thread b,5,main]

Related Tags for Java Thread setName:

Follow us on Twitter, or add us on Facebook or Google Plus to keep you updated with the recent trends of Java and other open source platforms.

Posted on: November 7, 2009

Recommend the tutorial

Advertisements Advertisements