How do I get the currently executing thread?

To get the currently executing thread, use the static currentThread() method of the Thread class. This method returns a reference of the currently executing thread object.

package org.kodejava.example.lang;

public class GetCurrentThreadDemo {
    public static void main(String[] args){
        // Get the currently executing thread object
        Thread thread = Thread.currentThread();
        System.out.println("Id      : " + thread.getId());
        System.out.println("Name    : " + thread.getName());
        System.out.println("Priority: " + thread.getPriority());
    }
}

The code snippet print the following output:

Id      : 1
Name    : main
Priority: 5

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