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Using the Java EE Concurrency Utilities Executor Service

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Java EE Concurrency Utilities (more formally, Concurrency Utilities for the Java EE Platform) fills an important and long-standing gap for Java EE 7. The API empowers you to use util.concurrent-style low-level and advanced concurrency features inside a Java EE run-time in a vendor-neutral, secure, predictable and reliable fashion. In this brief blog post Adam Bien, German author, JCP expert group member and key Java EE advocate, demonstrates using one of the most useful Concurrency Utilities features: the managed executor service. There's also the 20-minute Concurrency Utilities presentation by specification lead Anthony Lai on the GlassFish videos YouTube channel, and the slide deck from my own lightning talk:

You can also check out the very well-written Java EE Concurrency Utilities section of the official Java EE 7 tutorial, or try things out with the newly released Java EE 7 SDK.

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