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find()-method and RecordNotFoundException

mohammad abdellatif

Joined: Aug 29, 2007
Posts: 24
DBMain.find method throws a RecordNotFoundException, Shall i through it to indicate no matched records are found, or shall I return an empty array.

Roel De Nijs

Joined: Jul 19, 2004
Posts: 5139

mohammad abdellatif wrote:Shall i through it to indicate no matched records are found

That's what I did. Others just returned an empty array. So both approaches are fine, don't forget to document your decision in choices.txt

SCJA, SCJP (1.4 | 5.0 | 6.0), SCJD
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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