Chapter 13. Exception Handling: A Deeper Look

 

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.

 
 --J. D. Salinger
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In this chapter you’ll learn:

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What exceptions are and how they’re handled.

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When to use exception handling.

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<objective>

To use try blocks to delimit code in which exceptions might occur.

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<objective>

To throw exceptions to indicate ...

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