Chapter 28. Handling Errors in an ASP.NET Application

IN THIS CHAPTER

Exceptions and the .NET Framework

Implementing Structured Exception Handling

Throwing Exceptions

Adding a Global Exception Handler

Using the <customErrors> Element

Checkpoint

Exceptions and the .NET Framework

In the previous chapter, we talked about the fact that computer code will always have bugs in it. In a best-case scenario, you can debug your code before your website goes live. Unfortunately, the best-case scenario never happens. Therefore, you’re going to have to plan for errors when visitors use your website.

The .NET Framework uses a method known as structured exception handling to handle errors. Structured exception handling means that code that might generate an ...

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