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Amitkumar Dhama
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Hi all,

can anybody help me out in this, my question is..

Can we use "HashMap" for locking in synchronized block and invoke methods on the same HashMap instance.

Thanking in advance
 
Ilja Preuss
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Yes, without any problems.
 
Jeff Albertson
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If you are using the current version of Java, you might want to check ConcurrentHashMap to see if it sovles what you are trying to do with HashMap. Here's a good article on the class, from Brian Goetz: http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/java/library/j-jtp08223/
 
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