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Java Java Objects (Retired) Delivering the MVP Validation

Dylan Carter
Dylan Carter
4,780 Points

simple question about throw

okay the only reason I ask is cause I cant find a direct answer from googling,

 private char validateGuess(char letter) {
  if (! Character.isLetter(letter)) {
  throw new IllegalArgumentException("A letter is required");

when you do throw and call an exception, will this make the code go back and ask for a new letter from validateGuess method?

if not can someone explain what happens?

1 Answer

Kevin Faust
Kevin Faust
15,353 Points

when you throw an exception, your code stops running. nothing below the exception code will be run