let's play TDD, tackles closures in java
tom.hawtin at oracle.com
Mon Dec 20 05:01:54 PST 2010
On 20/12/2010 10:49, Brian Goetz wrote:
> So, in what thread is the closure going to get executed? Listeners are generally fired in the EDT (in correctly written programs). Which means that this code example has a data race, and is therefore broken.
A bit off topic, but: Are you sure? Isn't "generally" a problem?
I am not entirely sure what a correctly written Swing program would look
"Notification is done on the thread that produced the mutation [...]" in
AbstractDocument doesn't sound like the EDT.
Swing text attempts to be thread-safe but is all over the place. How do
you do something as complicated as appending text through the Document
interface? Swing text is thread-hostile.
Testing a known thread-agnostic use of TableModel is sensible. (Top tip:
Put a layer of indirection between the body of your code and code that
uses mutable statics, such as
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