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Issue 8.6

FEATURE

Trapping for Errors

An introduction to REALbasic exceptions and traps

Issue: 8.6 (September/October 2010)
Author: JC Cruz
Author Bio: JC is a freelance technical writer living quietly in British Columbia. His articles have appeared in various publications, which includes MacTech and Python Magazine. He is also a loving uncle to his foster nephew. To contact JC, send your messages to anarakisware@gmail.com.
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http://www.methodsandtools.com/archive/archive.php?id=24
http://java.sun.com/developer/technicalArticles/Programming/exceptions/
http://java.sun.com/developer/technicalArticles/Programming/exceptions2/index.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Setjmp.h
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exception_handling_syntax
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exception_handling

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Error handling is a must for any software product slated for public use. So in today's article, we will explore how to detect and deal with code errors in a REALbasic project. We will learn how to package an error as an exception, and how to trap it at run time. And we will study how our error traps interact with each other and with the main process thread.

So sit back, relax, and have your mug of warm brew within reach.

When Errors Occur

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