Exceptions are the object-oriented approach to handling errors. An exception is an object that is “thrown” by your application in the event that something goes wrong. They allow you to customize how a program handles errors, and gracefully degrades an application.
After starting out in fine art and moving into graphic design, Alena found her passion for programming over 15 years ago and has never looked back. Alena enjoys community and is excited to introduce people to the wonderful world of PHP and the Portland Tech Community.
When not at her computer, Alena enjoys exploring Portland with her friends and family, including her 3 young children. She also enjoys the Symphony, Cooking, Books, Yarn and Yoga.