project loom

Project Loom-OpenJDK

Reading Time: 4 minutes 1. Project Loom Project Loom is an attempt by the OpenJDK community to introduce a lightweight concurrency construct to Java. The prototypes for Loom so far have introduced a change in the JVM as well as the Java library. Before we discuss the various concepts of Loom, let’s discuss the current concurrency model in Java. 2. Java’s Concurrency Model Presently, Thread represents the core abstraction of concurrency in Java. Continue Reading