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Java Java Objects Delivering the MVP Exceptions

leonardo valdes
leonardo valdes
12,384 Points

Whats the difference between throwing an exception and throwing a new exception?

Craig throws a 'new' exception, I was wondering why he used the new keyword? Whats the difference between 'throw exception' and throw new exception'?

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,001 Points

The "new" keyword has no special significance for exceptions, it just creates a new instance of the class named after it. The new exception object is then passed as the argument to the "throw".