Managing errors and exceptions

After completing this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Handle exceptions by using the try, catch, and finally statements.

  • Control integer overflow by using the checked and unchecked keywords.

  • Raise exceptions from your own methods by using the throw keyword.

  • Ensure that code always runs, even after an exception has occurred, by using a finally block.

You have now seen the core C# statements that you need to know to perform common tasks such as writing methods, declaring variables, using operators to create values, writing if and switch statements to run code selectively, and writing while, for, and do statements to run code repeatedly. However, the previous chapters haven’t considered the possibility (or ...

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