Chapter 9. Trapping Errors by Using Structured Error Handling

After completing this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Manage run-time errors by using the Try … Catch error handler.

  • Create a disc drive error handler that tests specific error conditions by using the Catch statement.

  • Write complex error handlers that use the Exception object and the Message property.

  • Build nested Try … Catch statements.

  • Use error handlers in combination with defensive programming techniques.

  • Leave error handlers prematurely by using the Exit Try statement.

In Chapter 8 you learned how to recognize run-time errors in a Microsoft Visual Basic program and how to locate logic errors and other defects in your program code by using the Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 debugging tools. ...

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