Java Exception

Java Exception

  • An exception is an event, which occurs during the execution of a program, which disrupts the normal flow of the program's instructions.
  • Exceptions are represented by instances of the class java.lang.Exception and its subclasses.
  • An exception indicates an unusual condition or an error condition.
  • Program control becomes unconditionally transferred or "thrown" to a specially designated section of code where it's caught and handled.
  • The list of methods called is known as the call stack.
  • After a method throws an exception, the runtime system attempts to find something to handle it.

What Is Unchecked exception?

  • Since these exceptions are generally none-recoverable - they cannot usually be handled by the program.
  • Two kinds:
    1. error : exceptional conditions that are external to the application.
    2. runtime exception : exceptional conditions that are internal to the application.
  • These exceptions do not have to be included in a method’s throws list or caught.
  • The compiler does not check to see if the methods handles this type of error.

What Is Checked exception?

  • These are exceptional conditions that a well-written application should anticipate and recover from.
  • Checked exceptions are subject to the Catch or Specify Requirement.
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