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Java Java Data Structures Efficiency! Design the UI

Sean M
Sean M
7,344 Points

Java: Design the UI

I was wondering if somebody could clarify what the catch (IOException) section.

Thank you.

1 Answer

Trent Christofferson
Trent Christofferson
18,585 Points

In your promptAction method you ask for user input and in Java anything IO throws an exception, I believe. In the javadocs it says the readLine method can throw an exception "If an I/O error occurs". For more info on why it may throw an exception look at this stackoverflow post: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/2629649/java-what-are-ioexceptions-in-bufferedreaders-readline-for

Sean M
Sean M
7,344 Points

Forgot to say thanks for this!

It makes sense now.