Java theory and practice: The exceptions debate

When should you use checked versus unchecked exceptions in Java classes? The prevailing wisdom is to use checked exceptions in nearly all cases, but some Java luminaries have begun to think otherwise. This month, columnist Brian Goetz examines the exceptions debate and offers guidance on when and how to use unchecked exceptions.

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