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Gracefully Handling Exceptions - 20
Exceptions occur when an application experiences some unexpected problem at run time. This lesson discusses how to use the try catch finally block to anticipate potential problems and attempt to shield the end user from those problems as much as is possible. We discuss best practices when checking for exceptions and discuss the mindset of the conscientious software developer who seeks to provide the best possible experience for his users.