Chapter 16. Exception Handling

 

It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.

 
 --Franklin Delano Roosevelt
 

O! throw away the worser part of it, And live the purer with the other half.

 
 --William Shakespeare
 

If they’re running and they don’t look where they’re going I have to come out from somewhere and catch them.

 
 --Jerome David Salinger
 

O infinite virtue! com’st thou smiling from the world’s great snare uncaught?

 
 --William Shakespeare
 

I never forget a face, but in your case I’ll make an exception.

 
 --Groucho Marx

OBJECTIVES

In this chapter you’ll learn:

  • What exceptions are and when to use them.

  • To use try, catch and throw to detect, handle and indicate exceptions, respectively. ...

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