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Balking

Difficulty-Beginner Java Concurrency

Intent

Balking Pattern is used to prevent an object from executing certain code if it is an incomplete or inappropriate state

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Applicability

Use the Balking pattern when

*you want to invoke an action on an object only when it is in a particular state *objects are generally only in a state that is prone to balking temporarily but for an unknown amount of time

  • Guarded Suspendion Pattern
  • Double Checked Locking Pattern