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Java 8 Fundamentals: Exception Handling

by Esteban Herrera

This course will teach you what you need to know about exception handling in Java, from error handling to creating your own custom exceptions.

What you'll learn

Error handling doesn't always get the attention it deserves. In this course, Java Fundamentals: Exception Handling, you'll learn exactly how exception handling works in Java. First, you'll learn what error handling means, along with developing an understanding of the Java exception hierarchy. Next, you'll dive into the difference between checked and unchecked exceptions. Finally, you'll explore how to create custom exceptions. When you're finished with this course, you'll have a foundational knowledge of exception handling that will help as you move forward to build more robust programs.

About the author

Esteban Herrera has more than fifteen years of experience in the software development industry. He has worked in many roles and projects, but mostly architecting and developing enterprise systems with Java and Javascript. Nowadays, he spends all of his time learning new things, writing articles, teaching programming, and enjoying his kids.

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