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Exception Handling in Java SE 17

by Jim Wilson

Application stability and reliability are essential to application success. This course will teach you how to use Java exceptions to build stable and reliable Java applications.

What you'll learn

Exceptions are the standard error reporting mechanism in Java, and proper exception handling is critical to creating reliable Java applications. In this course, Exception Handling in Java SE 17, you’ll learn to build stable and reliable Java applications. First, you’ll explore how to improve application stability using try/catch/finally blocks and try-with-resources. Next, you’ll discover the role of checked and unchecked exceptions, how to organize catch blocks, and how to create your own custom exceptions. Finally, you’ll learn how to implement an effective exception handling strategy. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll 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. He has co-founded multiple software-related startups and has served in a consulting role at several more. After nearly a decade as a Microsoft Device Application Development MVP, Jim now focuses on developing A... more

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