The examples in this book are for demonstration purposes only. They’re conceived so that you can easily run them on your own computer, and I have tried to keep them as short as possible. Most of the time, the iText-related code is inside a
catch sequence. In most cases, I print the stack trace to the
System.out when something goes wrong. That’s OK for simple standalone applications; but in your own business applications, you should do something more intelligent in the
catch clauses. Let’s look at what can go wrong when you’re producing a PDF document.
There are four important exception classes in iText, but you’ll probably never encounter two of them.