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Java try Keyword

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Example

If an error occur, use try...catch to catch the error and execute some code to handle it:

try {
  int[] myNumbers = {1, 2, 3};
  System.out.println(myNumbers[10]);
} catch (Exception e) {
  System.out.println("Something went wrong.");
}

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Definition and Usage

The try keyword creates a try...catch statement.

The try statement allows you to define a block of code to be tested for errors while it is being executed.

The catch statement allows you to define a block of code to be executed, if an error occurs in the try block.


Related Pages

Read more about exceptions in our Java Try..Catch Tutorial.


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