Package kotlin.concurrent

Platform and version requirements: JVM

Utility functions for concurrent programming.

Extensions for External Classes

java.lang.ThreadLocal

java.util.Timer

java.util.concurrent.locks.Lock

java.util.concurrent.locks.ReentrantReadWriteLock

Functions

fixedRateTimer

fun fixedRateTimer(
    name: String? = null,
    daemon: Boolean = false,
    initialDelay: Long = 0.toLong(),
    period: Long,
    action: TimerTask.() -> Unit
): Timer

Creates a timer that executes the specified action periodically, starting after the specified initialDelay (expressed in milliseconds) and with the interval of period milliseconds between the start of the previous task and the start of the next one.

fun fixedRateTimer(
    name: String? = null,
    daemon: Boolean = false,
    startAt: Date,
    period: Long,
    action: TimerTask.() -> Unit
): Timer

Creates a timer that executes the specified action periodically, starting at the specified startAt date and with the interval of period milliseconds between the start of the previous task and the start of the next one.

thread

fun thread(
    start: Boolean = true,
    isDaemon: Boolean = false,
    contextClassLoader: ClassLoader? = null,
    name: String? = null,
    priority: Int = -1,
    block: () -> Unit
): Thread

Creates a thread that runs the specified block of code.

timer

fun timer(
    name: String? = null,
    daemon: Boolean = false,
    initialDelay: Long = 0.toLong(),
    period: Long,
    action: TimerTask.() -> Unit
): Timer

Creates a timer that executes the specified action periodically, starting after the specified initialDelay (expressed in milliseconds) and with the interval of period milliseconds between the end of the previous task and the start of the next one.

fun timer(
    name: String? = null,
    daemon: Boolean = false,
    startAt: Date,
    period: Long,
    action: TimerTask.() -> Unit
): Timer

Creates a timer that executes the specified action periodically, starting at the specified startAt date and with the interval of period milliseconds between the end of the previous task and the start of the next one.

timerTask

fun timerTask(action: TimerTask.() -> Unit): TimerTask

Wraps the specified action in a TimerTask.