Class Playback

java.lang.Object
  extended by java.lang.Thread
      extended by Playback
All Implemented Interfaces:
Runnable

public class Playback
extends Thread

The class Playback extends from Thread and allows for playback of a simple sound. The thread doesn't die until the sound is finished playing, however it is not blocking either. It will simply play the sound in the "background." Copyright Georgia Institute of Technology 2004

Author:
unknown undergrad, Barb Ericson ericson@cc.gatech.edu

Nested Class Summary
 
Nested classes/interfaces inherited from class java.lang.Thread
Thread.State, Thread.UncaughtExceptionHandler
 
Field Summary
 
Fields inherited from class java.lang.Thread
MAX_PRIORITY, MIN_PRIORITY, NORM_PRIORITY
 
Constructor Summary
Playback(SimpleSound sound)
          Constructor that takes the simple sound to be played
 
Method Summary
 boolean getPlaying()
          Method to return true if this playback thread is playing and false otherwise
 void run()
          Starts this thread.
 void stopPlaying()
          Stops this thread by breaking the while loop in the run method.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Thread
activeCount, checkAccess, countStackFrames, currentThread, destroy, dumpStack, enumerate, getAllStackTraces, getContextClassLoader, getDefaultUncaughtExceptionHandler, getId, getName, getPriority, getStackTrace, getState, getThreadGroup, getUncaughtExceptionHandler, holdsLock, interrupt, interrupted, isAlive, isDaemon, isInterrupted, join, join, join, resume, setContextClassLoader, setDaemon, setDefaultUncaughtExceptionHandler, setName, setPriority, setUncaughtExceptionHandler, sleep, sleep, start, stop, stop, suspend, toString, yield
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

Playback

public Playback(SimpleSound sound)
Constructor that takes the simple sound to be played

Parameters:
sound - the simple sound to play
Method Detail

stopPlaying

public void stopPlaying()
Stops this thread by breaking the while loop in the run method. Used, for example, by the "stop" button in the SoundExplorer class.


getPlaying

public boolean getPlaying()
Method to return true if this playback thread is playing and false otherwise

Returns:
true if playing else false

run

public void run()
Starts this thread. Gets an AudioInputStream, and writes is out to a SourceDataLine. If a SoundExplorer exists, upon creation of the SourceDataLine, the soundExplorer is added as the LineListener. When the thread finishes the run method, it removes itself from the list of threads currently playing this sound.

Specified by:
run in interface Runnable
Overrides:
run in class Thread
Throws:
JavaSoundException - if there were problems playing the sound.