What is the basic difference between the 2 approaches to exception handling.
1> try catch block and
2> specifying the candidate exceptions in the throws clause?
When should you use which approach?
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Re: What is the basic difference between the 2 approaches to exception hand2007-11-16T11:34:26Z in response to SystemAdminWell, the basic difference is who is going to handle the exception, the caller or you?
If you declare that your method is throwing exception then you are passing the
responsibility of handling that exception to the caller, and he will decide how to handle it.
If you decide to catch an exception using try & catch , then you are handling the exception
on the spot and the exception would not propagate further in the calling stack.