Re: Newbie question:Thread and while loop???

Lew <>
Mon, 21 May 2007 10:51:19 -0400
<> wrote:

SimpleThread cc= new SimpleThread("testing");
while ( cc.sleep(100)){

but i get the compile type error

            while ( Thread.sleep(100) ) {

 'void' type not allowed here. Java complains the sleep method is void

class SimpleThread extends Thread {
    public SimpleThread(String str) {
    public void run() {

            try {
            } catch (Exception e) {

beelzibub @ bawston school for idiots wrote:

thread t = new thread()

Did you mean Thread? Java is case sensitive. And needs semicolons at the end
of such statements.


The OP said "100", not "1000".

Programming is an art of precision. Carelessness is not a virtue in that

Since sleep() is static you don't need to instantiate Thread. See the Javadocs.

The OP's problem is that they put a non-boolean expression in the condition of
the while loop, as Gordon Beaton explained, along with explaining the use of


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