Handling Exceptions in Java

by Jim Wilson

This course provides you with everything you need to know about Java exceptions to build stable and reliable Java applications.

What you'll learn

Exceptions are the standard error reporting mechanism in Java. Effective exception handling is critical to creating reliable Java applications. In this course, Handling Exceptions in Java, you will gain the ability to build stable and reliable Java applications. First, you will learn how to improve application stability using try/catch blocks. Next, you will discover the critical difference between checked and unchecked exceptions, and how to create your own custom exceptions. Finally, you will explore how to implement an effective exception handling strategy. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Java exceptions needed to build stable and reliable Java applications.

About the author

Jim Wilson is president of JW Hedgehog, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in solutions for the Android, iOS, and Microsoft platforms. Jim has over 30 years of software engineering experience, with the past 15 years heavily focused on creating mobile device and location-based solutions.

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