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What exception to use?

Sharon whipple
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Joined: Jul 31, 2003
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I am running line of code that will execute Ejb remote/local method
I want to be sure that I will handle every exception possible
Should i use Throwable or RuntimeException whats the difference anyway?
Thank you
Sharon




Campbell Ritchie
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You need to go through the Exceptions part of the Java tutorial. You should be catching anything your method declares in its javadoc or throws clause.
Not usually a good idea to try catching everything, but if you insist then catch Exception.
 
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