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About Tom White

Tom White is Lead Java Developer at Kizoom, a leading UK software company in the delivery of personalised travel information to mobile devices. Clients include the UK's national train operator, the London public transport system, and UK national bus companies. Since its founding in 1999, Kizoom has used all the disciplines from Extreme Programming. Tom has been writing Java programs full time since 1996, using most of the standard and enterprise Java APIs, from client Swing GUIs and graphics to back-end messaging systems. He has a first class honours degree in mathematics from Cambridge University. When not programming, Tom enjoys making his young daughter laugh and watching 1930s Hollywood films. Contact Tom at tom-at-tiling.org.

Scheduling Recurring Tasks In Java Applications

2010-05-26T17:06:55+00:00 January 23rd, 2004|Java|

All manner of Java applications commonly need to schedule tasks for repeated execution. In this article, Java developer Tom White shows you how to build a simple, general scheduling framework for task execution conforming to an arbitrarily complex schedule.